August de los Reyes, Design Director of Artefact Group (formerly of Microsoft Surface) argues that we should rethink the design process and focus on motivation, learnability and adaptability in contrast to a user-centric design which puts faith in the users (who often don’t know what, why and how they like something).
The Bauhaus’s philosophy was that form should follow function and all other distractions and decoration should be avoided.
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I’m going to start off on a seemingly wild tangent today, but stick with me — I do have a purpose. A few years ago, I read some interesting stuff on periodical cicadas.
Interesting font for data visualizations.