Managing critiques, whether in a business setting, or in a classroom, can be a tricky for a design manager. It’s a challenge to keep critiques informative and actionable without stifling creativity and open communication. Sam Harrison offers great, simple to adapt advice for design managers in his short article on HowDesign.com
Read the article here: 7 Tips for Friendlier Creative Criticism
This article in “Eye on Design” highlights an evolving relationship between designers and alcohol. Cultural shifts toward a healthy lifestyle and work life balance, and the new economic realities facing designers today, many millennials approach drinking with a different attitude than in past decades.
Design + Drinking – Part of Agency Culture, or Party Over?
An interview with Susan Bennett, the voice of Apple’s Siri.
Siri is dying. Long live Susan Bennett.
The article is several years old, but the information is current. Continue reading
For a little fun on a Monday morning. We’ve all seen these and hoped they would just go away. What’s your least favorite useless design trend?
10 Unfortunate Design Trends