Everything you make has a little bit of you in it. Most products have a lot of white male in it — which is fine, that perspective is important — but it means there’s other perspectives just waiting to be exposed.
The lesson of the California Roll is simple — people don’t want something truly new, they want the familiar done differently. Interestingly, this lesson applies just as much to the spread of innovation as it does to tastes in food.
… hour of good design. And for the love of god, please don’t show them those 29 hours of bad design. A presentation is a shitty place for a sausage-making demonstration and you’ll just come across as a defensive, unsure person needing validation.