The Perception That Design Is How Something Looks

Ask any designer and they’ll tell you design is more than how something looks. For many non-designers though, how a thing looks is design. Nothing else, just the look. It’s a common perception designers have tried to change for years and it often feels like a losing battle.

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Write, Code, Design, Every Day

Do you set aside time each day to get better at the things you do? Do you find opportunities to practice and improve your skills in your day-to-day work? You need to do and to practice if you want to get better. That means making it a priority and setting aside time each day and week to practice what you do.

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The Art To Becoming A Better Designer — Learning To Trust Your Judgement

Like many disciplines, there’s a science and art to design. On the science side we rely on foundational principles, use logic to make rational decisions, and study sciences like psychology and neuroscience to better understand an audience.

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Creativity Is In The Journey

Do you think the end justifies the means? Or is it the other way around? Is it the means that justify the end? I’m of the latter opinion, but like everything else, it depends. It depends on your means of choice and what results await you. It depends on your goals for taking the journey and emerging at the other end.

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Why Do So Many Responsive Sites Look The Same?

Do you think too many responsive sites look the same? It seems to be a very common perception. If you do think they look alike, have you thought about why? Is it something inherent in responsive web design or are there other reasons?

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