Imagine this same situation playing out with a designer standing up for the solidity of their work. Imagine the power of a professional organization having our back. We’ve never had that. Possibly the AIGA came closest, but closest isn’t even the right word because it contains the word close. They look at UX designers the same way Donald Trump looks at a vegetable. I do believe they had an opportunity to become the organization we needed, had they wanted to be it, and had they taken the time between poster contests to do some actual work.
… have bothered to critique it? To volunteer and teach its children as I would my fellow countrymen? Sense of belonging should never be conditionalized by blind following. As we navigate these trying times, it is important to reflect on the broader context within which p…
…f a more systemic truth in business and society as work is increasingly automated and commoditized: Creativity is the world’s most human craft and, despite countless new devices and mediums, creative people remain at the center. The more the world changes, the more important creativity becomes.
Design Thinking is the decoupling of Design from any specific toolset (Industrial Design, Architecture, Graphic Design) and recognising that the process can be applied to any problem space. ~Matt Cooper-Wright