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“Spotahome follows a similar business model to online holiday rentals but instead focuses on finding you a home for stays of 30 days or longer. We are a 100% online booking platform” — Spotahome, Google Play Store

Overview: A proposal for a redesign of the user experience for the app Spotahome, focusing on the user’s home identification filtering process. At the time of this case study, the iOS version of the app had 78 reviews with an average rating of 4.4, compared to the Android version with 1301 reviews and rating of 4.0. …


The Spotify desktop app. Music has never looked so good.

I was a late-adopter of Spotify. My friends were using it back in 2015, but I was steadfast in my defense of a free alternative. Why should I pay for a music service when I am not a self-proclaimed audiophile, and when my main use for music is background noise for studying?

However, after a few years of spectating Spotify’s refined user interface, beautifully simple color palette and design system, and what I deem to be a seriously solid collection of songs to choose from, I finally convinced myself to pay for the premium service. Now, after 1.5 …

Kevin Tian

Product Design | Duke University

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