Oh hey, I’m Cat Noone.

Founder @irisapp, Designer, writing Preggers Guide, lover of cookies, and a Cool Mom in Tech. I write about design, building products, startups and stuff.

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Product development through customer communication

Much like any relationship, with products, continuous communication and the ability to listen to feedback (both good and bad) is one of the keys to its success. With that comes trust, loyalty and your enabling it to flourish into something more refined than what you initially started with. Since…

Building a problem solving product

I've spent a good number of years now designing products for clients, advising them, and as of not long ago, building my own—be it a startup or side-project. Over the course of that time, I've realized how critical it is to ensure you’re working on identifying and implementing the right solutions for…

Integrating “Moments” on Instagram

If I had to, I’d go as far as to say I’m a power user for Instagram, but comparing myself to others, I know it’s not the case. I am however, a huge fan and frequent user. In the list of my most frequently used apps, I find myself active daily on Instagram much more than Facebook, but not nearly as much …

Open-Sourcing my thoughts and product ideas

For a few weeks prior to the clock striking twelve on New Year’s Eve, I thought about all of the resolutions I wanted to set for myself in hopes of a better me—as a person, designer and founder. To be honest, I hate resolutions because the majority of them are a result of NYE excitement, then slo…

Stories in the digital age

Anyone who knows me, knows stories are important to me. In fact, they’re important to everyone. Stories are a large part of who we are. They are the insight into our past, present and future as individuals and as humans; and in a world filled with divide, stories bring us together. “We're all made of …

Creating a universal sign up form

While working on a side-project, and wanting and needing a mailing list for it, my partner Ben and I went straight to the Mailchimp signup form area where we could “customize” and extract the bare bones code for it. Prepped and ready to add some styling, we pasted their default code into the edi…