Bitcoin Design Update #21
Kicking off the new year.
We had our first New Members Mixer call. How do you think it went?
There’s a new page for the Calendar on the site. It’s still the best way to keep up with upcoming calls.
We will present at FOSDEM 2022, sharing thoughts on supporting open design in Bitcoin. Lots of other good design talks, make sure to check it out (the conference is free and online).
Hello Bitcoin released a new video about the environmental impact of Bitcoin.
Bitcoin Smiles got a redesign and is available in Spanish.
Conor and Christoph talked design on the Sustain Open Source Design podcast. Listen in.
Scarce City auctioned an original hand-drawn artwork from Bitko Yinowsky
Bitcoin design guide 🗺️
We are a handful of updates (progress) away from completing the Lightning revision of the guide. Time to wrap this up and celebrate 🎉
What’s next? Some ideas that have come up over recent months:
Apply guide learnings to help improve existing Bitcoin products via the Wallet Improvement Project
Restructure the guide navigation to make it easier to find relevant content
Workshops, reading groups, office hours, and similar formats to make the content easier to pick up and apply
Increasing fidelity via more prototypes, animations, design tweaks, etc
New sub-sections around merchant interactions, tipping, etc
What else do you think should be next? What would help you design better Bitcoin products?
Seeking feedback 🗣️👂
What is a good process for the Wallet Improvement Project? Pavlenex is looking for input (thread).
Are “buy” and “sell” the right terms for exchanging local currency to bitcoin? Is “convert”, “exchange” or “swap” better? Discuss.
Mike Still asked people about Bitcoin at Bedford Football Club.
The Human Rights Foundation is offering bounties for several Bitcoin wallet features. Designers can help with these efforts in shaping the UX.