Hello, I’m Niki.

If you’re anything like me, you always read the about page of the person whose content you consume. So, welcome to my Substack 😊

I’ve spent most of my life fitting into traditional buckets. When I realized I couldn’t, I’m a multi-passionate creative person, and I can’t just pick one thing.

First and foremost, I consider myself a designer. You can read about my professional background here. However, my biggest passion since I can remember is writing.

Writing is what I do.

Every day, I sit and write.

I’ve been writing since I could write — the age of 8.

It started with a diary to digest episodes in my childhood. It was an escape. It was a weighted blanket. No other activity came close to making me feel in a way writing did.

I’ve written books (1 published, 7 unpublished), poetry, a personal blog (which won an award), notebooks, essays, technical articles, and journals…besides hundreds of Confluence pages, Jira tickets, design & research documentation.

Why subscribe?

There’s no reason not to subscribe to my Substack if you’re a designer—it’s the perfect place to stay up-to-date on the latest design trends, get inspired by other designers’ work, and learn tips, tricks, and techniques you can use in your projects.

You’ll also have access to exclusive discounts, design freebies, and my YouTube videos.

So don’t wait any longer—subscribe today!

What you’ll get

  • Writings on product design, including UX & UI design, design research, design career, and career in tech

  • Writings on part-time content creation, social media, YouTube, writing, and creative life

  • Videos on the topics above. Everything I publish to my YouTube channel will be shared here

  • Videos and articles on sketching and sketchnoting.

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Thanks for stopping by! 🙋‍♀️

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Niki Tisza

Designer | Researcher | YouTuber | Writer | Artist | Creative Entrepreneur