Archive for 'Thinking'
This video shows us that principles are the fundamental ingredients in good design. Without the principles the design is lost. For example, a cup becomes a cup only when it’s designed using the principles that make up a cup.Read more »
As many of you all know by now, there is a major design defect in Apple’s iPhone 4. When you hold the phone in your hand the signal strength drops, and so do your calls.Read more »
Despite customer dissatisfaction with the Microsoft Kin, this failure is an indication of something much more significant. It’s a true sign of what Paul Rand once said: “Don’t try to be original; just try to be good.”Read more »
When you’re planning to design a website, where do you start? There are so many pieces involved that thinking about them all can be quite overwhelming. Just like with any other monumental task the best way is to take it step-by-step.Read more »
I don’t know if it’s just me, but it feels like efficiency often is underestimated. People focus on outcome and results so much that they forget that the means to the end is just as important.Read more »
Designers are often hired to design beautiful and attractive experiences. While aesthetics are an important aspect of a designer’s job, there is another aspect that is commonly overlooked. This aspect is problem solving.Read more »
Paul Rand is one of the greatest graphic designers that ever lived. The quality of his work was not only stunning, but it was deep in meaning. He is widely known for designing the logos of ABC, IBM, UPS, Westinghouse and many more.Read more »