Design, according to our head designer Tom Reznikov, is about communication. “Whatever you’re creating has to communicate, has to hold a message”. But how can abstract concepts like machine learning and payment flows be communicated visually? 

For the latest episode of The Full Cart, we sat down with Tom to understand the potential – and the challenges – of designing for tech. She walks us through how brands evolve visually, why illustration is making a comeback specifically in the tech sector, and what made Riskified’s design team completely overhaul its illustration language.

Plus, read Tom’s blog post about Riskified’s new illustration language here.

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