Subjective And Objective Design Choices

Earlier this year I said that good design is subjective. I’m guessing quite a few people would disagree with that statement. Most of us want to believe we’re objective decision-makers who rationally think about problems and solutions and make choices based on objective principles. The truth is a little different.

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Why Understanding Design History Will Make You A Better Designer Today

The context in which you receive information impacts your interpretation of the information. It impacts the opinions you form and it impacts the decisions you make. Studying history is one way you can add context that will impact your understanding of design in a positive way.

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What I’d Tell My Younger Self To Offer Context For Learning Web Design And Development

When it comes to learning, I always stress that both theory and practice are important. One reason theory is important is because it helps you build a context for learning. It helps you direct your study and it helps you better understand the subject you’re learning.

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What I’d Tell My Younger Self About Learning Development As A Web Designer

You understand the fundamental principles of design and you know how to build web pages with html and css. Now what? Where do you turn next to expand your design and development skills?

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Why People Love And Hate Responsive Design

The phrase responsive design generates a lot of passion. Web designers seem to either love it or hate it. Why is that? Why is the phase so charged with emotion?

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