31 Aug '12, 12am

Think of Creating a Language Rather than a Form | Design Sojourn

A warm welcome to you dear reader! If you have not already, why not subscribe to The Design Sojourn Newsletter and get my latest thoughts on Strategies for Good Design conveniently delivered right to your inbox? It's free! You can also follow me on Twitter and Facebook as well. Thanks for visiting and please keep in touch? Heard in a fictional design studio near you. Me: Yo man, how is it going? Designer: Great! I’m just sketching/developing/refining this concept. Me: Cool, so how do they look? Designer: Here they are… Me: Hmm…so what are we looking at here? Designer: Ah…I’m inspired by [insert suitable object] and creating this to match [insert product], but then to make it different, I’m using [insert line description] to create [insert dynamic] between these two elements… Me: But, it does not look anything like your inspiration nor is it logical to what we want to do he...

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