Maybe it’s my inexperience but I find design challenging, due to a constant lack of direction until quite late in the process. That is also why I love it so much.
This seems to be true for software design, visual design, experience design, … design and any form of problem solving.
The following tale is based on my experience.
Please share yours. I am desperate to learn more about Design.
You know you should think about these things first, jumping right into it won’t help, you must understand the problem, and you do, but with all this excitement to get…
Used books are books like any other, a bit older maybe.
I used to prefer books in their pristine state, I thought there was something to it. Maybe it is the memory of seeing my brother sniffing books, all books, when I was younger (I’m sure he still does today, we just don’t share a roof anymore).
This revelation didn’t arrive to me. It feels more like someone has hooked a very thin nylon line to my mind and, in the childish spirit of a prank, decided to slowly pull me in this direction, with an occasional jerk.
by Diogo Neves
I used to waste hours each week looking for the perfect productivity tool, to organise my day and life in general. I used quite a few different task management tools, plain text, nothing, pen & paper, bla bla bla… and I would always go back to my disorganised, unproductive self.
Progress happens when you get your hands dirty everyday.
Yes, I know, “I’m the problem” — you say — “the tools are just a quick fix, a distraction.” — and I cannot disagree with you, but…