Colour is the British English spelling (so correct :P). The article is interesting, but colours are strongly connected with culture: everything in the article is mainly valid for Europe and North America… pay attention if you are designing for other cultures! :)
“Most companies try to give their customers a lot. They try to be first movers and create new trends. But customers use just three out of their hundred features. That’s why most attempts at innovation are feeble. Not to mention time spent in building features people don’t need. Are we still wondering why startups die because of no market need…
I’m blown away by how well this article is written. I can relate to this article 100% (especially the part about the half baked ideas) — I have a stash of those on my laptop too. I started a side project a couple months back (startupswelove.com) and launched it in the last week of November. I made some improvements in the last couple of weeks and…
Thank you, Eleanor. I agree with you! When you’re consistently working late nights and weekends, it’s a sign that something is wrong within the organization. It’s also a recipe for burnout or worse.
I was so appreciative of that conversation about work/life balance. Setting boundaries is something I’ll remember to do in the future. :)
This is such a great idea! Thank you Eleanor for sharing your process and writing this article.
I have in the past attempted to do a daily journal on paper but found that I couldn’t keep it up. It would get mixed up with my other notes and sketches. Putting it up on the google docs will help make it accessible and easy.
Thanks for sharing this article, Eleanor! We do the same thing at Center Centre.
We regularly collect project work for our portfolios, such as screenshots, photos of our work, and short, written blurbs about what we did. We show our students how to do this and encourage them to do it regularly.