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When design becomes less about design and more about decorating

Eric Karjaluoto over at Ideas on Ideas has written a great post about how design as a skill and profrssion has become a great mimic-fest. How there’s a race to the bottom of faddy design whipped up by very┬átalented┬ápeople who … Continue reading

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Dieter Rams’s 10 Commandments of Good Design

Back in the 1980s, to help himself decide whether what he was producing was good design, Dieter Rams drew up what has come to be known as his 10 Commandments. My personal favourite. “Good Design is as little design as … Continue reading

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Link Digest. February 2009

Do it, then fix it is a blog post from ad guru Dave Trott. In it he comments on something I agree with wholeheartedly. Why sit around talking about something when you can just get on an do it? One … Continue reading

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Volunteering can be so inspiring

A site that I was working on just before Christmas with the good folk over at Made by Many has recently gone live. vinspired.com is all about volunteering. They believe in free. They do favours for free – and by … Continue reading

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How to do design on an agile project

Everyone’s doing agile. The days of the monolithic project are seemingly numbered. Whether that’s true or not I’m not sure. There will always be the big enterprise stuff going on somewhere. But for the rest of us it’s getting quicker … Continue reading

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Ideas are nothing without the execution

I’ve just watched the second installment of ‘Big Chef Takes on Little Chef‘, the concept of which revolves around trying to reinvigorate the fortunes of the Little Chef roadside restaurant chain. I’ve probably been to a Little Chef once in … Continue reading

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