My Design Process

“I believe designers should eliminate the unnecessary. That means eliminating everything that is modish because this kind of thing is only short-lived.” — Dieter Rams

I recently read a great post by Jared Sinclair called Good Design is About Process, not Product. It struck a chord with me and made me start thinking about my own process. I believe good process comes out of trial & error, experience and patients. It’s my hope that by writing this, it might inspire others to share what they do different, they same way Jared’s post inspired me. …


I am not a writer.

I communicate with pixels. I consume content. I read anything and everything (A List Apart, The Great Discontent, Mail Chimp UX, Medium, Signal v Noise, Frank Chimero ) I can get my hands on. I listen, observe, learn and take notes. I share sometimes, and make comments when I feel compelled. I’m under the radar, an outsider in an industry that I love. I don’t meetup, I don’t attend, and I don’t contribute to the bigger conversation.

This must change.

I have loved design my whole life, even before I knew what it was. I…

Nick Tilden

UX/UI Designer, @IBMWatson. Thinker / Listener / Watcher. Proud husband and father. Lucky.

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