Josh Wayne's Newsletter
Introducing Break into Freelance Design
August 23, 2023
I'm so excited to share that today I launched my course Break Into Freelance Design. It’s a course that teaches designers the fundamentals of freelancing so...
Goodbye Design Smarts
March 2, 2023
Hello everyone, I've been sick for the last couple weeks so I haven't made the attempt to write anything. But I have a few updates for you. First, I launched...
Who's your competition?
February 9, 2023
"Who's your competition?" When I ask clients this question, they always list companies who are solving the problem the same way they are. What they often...
Dopamine fasting and my first income update
February 2, 2023
The last couple weeks I’ve been on a dopamine fast. The idea was an act of desperation. Despite making a public announcement that I would spend my energy...
Solve the boring problems
January 12, 2023
Are there products or features you're leaving on the table because they're not interesting? I once consulted with a startup to design their first product....
Unintended negative UX
December 28, 2022
Every design decision has tradeoffs. Sometimes we don't know what those tradeoffs are until we face the unintended consequences of those decisions. I was...
Failure to plan
December 22, 2022
Last week I said I would share about my strategy to not plan. So it's ironic that the last 24 hours my wife and I have been stressing out about how we were...
The next chapter...
December 14, 2022
You got this email because at some point you gave me (Josh Wayne) your email on designsmarts.co. I've moved my newsletter to Substack and named it "Uncommon...
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