from creative folks.
The concept of being “a UX Designer” is becoming so pervasive it will soon disappear.
Questions are key.
Questions lead to conversation, conversation leads to learning.
Stuff that we throw away now was magic only a few years ago.
The future exists in the present tense in a whole lot of different landscapes.
The only other people I know who call their customers users are drug dealers.
The only variable you will ever have any control over is your willingness to work hard.
Every user has a need they want to fill, or they would be eating Nutella in bed like a boss.
Google tourist traveling without moving.
Our lizard brain equates pleasing people with safety.
I didn’t want an art that was so subjective, I wanted to get away from the cult of the personality.
Data is the answer, but what is the question?
You can have an easy life or an awesome one. Choose wisely.
The fiction of commodity prices, the infrastructure of the digital world and the algorithmic world have extraordinary physical implications.
The life of a designer is a life of fight,
fight against ugliness.
We often mischaracterize design as a practice of problem-solving, as if the problems go away. But closure, at least in my experience, is so rare in design. The loops stay open, because most problems are chronic.