Shahina Patel agrees: “I see more of a trend towards team health, product robustness, client satisfaction as valid markers of success, as opposed to the usual ‘on time and under budget’. We’re starting to consider more of the qualitative rather than quantitative measures that indicate good work.”
When we fail to live up to those heavy expectations, it leaves many of us feeling… deflated. Designers tend to be perfectionists by nature, we’re our own worst critic. We take those mistakes personally, as if we’ve somehow ruined everything.