Designing for Blockchain: 3 Ways to Dive In


Tara Tan


You've heard the hype. Blockchain technologists are building a utopian vision of a decentralized future where financial systems are open, transparent, and secure. Yet today, user experience in this space is notoriously subpar — and in many ways, alienating. Good design accelerates adoption. It's time for designers to step in.

Our interactive talk explores some ways for designers and design-minded folks to dive into some of the core UX challenges in blockchain and the distributed web. From human-readable wallet addresses to private key storage, what are some ways that design can help align the principles of an open, distributed web to practice? Let's design the future, together.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner