I‘m a digital product designer from Denmark who likes drinking coffee from funny cups ☕ http://signeroswall.dk/

As part of a job search I found myself googling for a solution when really I was asking the wrong question.

The first time I did a design test was when I was trying to make it as a freelance designer — and was failing at it, too.

Business wasn’t exactly booming and I was struggling with finding freelance work which was actually paid. I had plenty who contacted me with…

Originally written for SaaS Design’s blog. Head on over there now to read the full article. (Don’t worry, Karen, it’s still free.)

Illustration by DrawKit

I very clearly remember the first time I opened up a copy of “Universal Principles of Design,” thinking it would be the peak of nerdiness for me as someone who deliberately spent the least possible amount of time in school.

This was in 2011 when I was only starting to…

Take some advice from a 400-year-old talking tree.

Just for clarification I actually did not make this meme.

The beginning of my design career wasn’t going super well. I’ve said this many times before but it’s actually because I feel I have to.

Last year I did a few talks about my personal projects, how they kickstarted my career and won me some great opportunities. Doing those talks…

My onboarding task as the new Product Designer of Learningbank’s Learning Platform was to redesign it.

When I started as the designer at Learningbank in February of 2019 my mission was clear…

Just kidding — I’ve already used that line in a previous case study and as I was beginning this article I found myself revisiting the pages of that chapter:

During the one and a…

Hello, Figma! 👋 (Updated April 2020)

My relationship with Adobe began over ten years ago when as an insecure, spotty teenager I discovered Photoshop and the wonders of the Clone Tool.

Later on Photoshop became where I created my very first website design before painstakingly moving on to Illustrator. …

Last summer I wanted to quit design and become a painter.

I consider myself an industrious type of person. I can work very hard and intensely for several consecutive hours — especially when doing something I like. I often enter the “flow-state” when being creative whether it’s gaming, drawing, painting, writing, crafting or designing. Design is something I like doing. …

It’s an early spring Sunday in March where a harsh, Scandinavian winter is still stubbornly clinging to its own existence. You can taste the frost in the air and breathing it in stings your nostrils. Were it any other typical Sunday I would be at home in my cave, burrito’d…

Signe Roswall 🙋🏼‍♀️

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