Every day the world is moving at a rapid pace and productivity apps have become indispensible tools to both individuals and businesses. They enable users to manage their time better, stay organized, and improve general productivity. However, not all productivity apps can offer this as some just do not meet design requirements; which therefore set them apart from others. Design is very important when it comes to the effectiveness and usability of productivity apps. In this article we will discuss some design strategies that can make productivity apps better and improve user experience.