Kris Anfalova

UI/UX Designer

Kris twitter linkKris instagram link
Michal profile pic
Kris profile pic
Michal profile pic
What would you do, if you weren't working as a designer?
Kris profile pic
I think I would be an illustrator. I came to the profession from here.
What design tool do you currently use?
Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator
What's your favorite band or artist to listen to while designing?
Russian rock-band. Lumen
Your favorite font? :-)
Favorite book or movie (non-design related)
"Harry Potter"
What's your favorite color in hex or RGBa? (gradients are allowed too)
What was your first real/paid design project and when did you make it?
I don't remember anymore, it was 10 years ago.
If you could write something on the loading screen of all design tools, so all designers can see it, what would it be?
Don't be afraid of anything.
Did you study design, or are you self taught? And how did that path influence your work style?
Self taught.
The biggest innovation in product design right now is...
Virtual and Augmented reality.
With all the current experience, what would you tell yourself when you were just starting out?
Everything is in your hands.
What do you think is the biggest problem in the design industry right now and how can it be fixed?
People don't want to think and work. Design turns into earning money. And you need to do the design.
Conversation resumed: Jul 1
What do you think about Google starting their own UX Course? Do certificates like this look convincing if you ever planned to hire a junior designer?
The designer's work speaks best.
What’s your favorite non-design activity?
How can people learn design better? What should they focus on the most?
More practice. You need to think while working. Then everything will be fine.