Chris Basha

@ Novoda London
Chris is... mainly a Product Designer at Novoda, but sometimes people see him opening pull requests on various projects, so nobody is even sure anymore.

Design & Git: Guidelines for effective design version control

Abstract is a version control tool that allows designers to manage their design files. We've written a few guidelines on how you can use Abstract to improve your workflow.
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The ultimate guide to AR Design, ARKit, CoreML and more!

Over the course of a few months, various people at Novoda have experimented with technologies such as Augmented Reality, Machine Learning, Image Recognition and more. We've written a lot about these topics and wanted to gather all our blog posts in one place for your ease!
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Adding the finishing touches to 3D models in Xcode

In this post, we will continue our intro into designing for AR by adding our models into the demo AR app and apply lighting, shadows, and animations! These are the most important things you need to know in order to achieve realism in your AR app.
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Designing 3D models for AR apps (ARKit)

The very first steps of creating an AR app is getting your models ready for use. In this post we explain how to create models, animate them, and export them in an appropriate way for your AR app.
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Organising icons in design systems

The design team at Novoda has been dabbling with Design Systems in Sketch lately. Design Systems work as a unique source of truth for every imaginable component of an app’s interface and are quickly becoming an essential part of UI design as they allow easy management and maintainability of
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ADDConf: Two disciplines, two locations, one talk

Last week we were invited to speak at ADDConf in Barcelona, Spain. ADDC, the App Design and Development Conference, aims to create an opportunity for mobile designers and developers to meet, find new ways to work together and get inspired in an open, inclusive and collaborative space. At Novoda we
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Whole Lottie Love

I have to admit, when Lottie was initially announced by Airbnb I didn’t pay too much attention. I just skimmed the Github page without realising its true potential. Fast forward a few months to a project where we had to implement a hero animation in an app and Lottie
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