Digital magazines

Readly is a digital magazine subscription service founded in 2012. With content from over 800 publishers, it is available via browser, iOS, and Android apps. In September 2020, Readly was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm.

Starting out

We helped create Readly's product design team and started our work with a design audit of the company. The audit was about the organizational setup, interviews with senior management, tech, product, and the marketing team. The audit presented the state of design and product from our perspective. The audit helped us to articulate a design strategy, along with the support of the creation of a new product strategy.

A visionary partner

Common Ground became an integral visionary partner for Readly. We supported Readly with our expertise in facilitation, collaboration, design explorations, and design production.

Our contribution in building the Readly product

  • Structuring and setting up a product design team for Readly with designers from Common Ground.
  • Visualizing a three-year product and company vision plan for everyone to align.
  • Designing a new visual language for all products.
  • Setting up a new design system, overseeing the design and implementation.
  • Designing and implementing a new web-based responsive product.
  • Modernizing the user experience in Readly's iOS/Android apps for mobile and tablets.
  • Supporting product during the transition to becoming publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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