Ultimately, we are deluding ourselves if we think that the products that we design are the ‘things’ that we sell, rather than the individual, social and cultural experience that they engender, and the value and impact that they have. Design that ignores this is not worthy of the name. Design should embrace failure.
While the word perfect is highly subjective, I can state with some degree of confidence that the “perfect client” for us web designers would be a client that: Gives us complete creative control Tells us what they want Leaves us alone to get the job done (i.e., they aren’t a micro-manager) However, I can tell you from my experience that […]
Stephanie Troeth’s main job title is subtly different from the terms we usually hear within the field of user experience. She’s a user experience strategist, a discipline that “has yet to hit mainstream”, she tells me, which involves working in the place where user experience and business objectives meet. She will go into gut instincts […]