Color Systems — Part 2

How do you describe color? What values can you measure to understand its properties? How do you ensure the color you see is the same one produced by a printer or computer monitor?

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Color Systems — Part 1

What is color? How do you define it? How do you describe it? How can we ensure that when you tell me to make something red, I make it the exact same red you intended? For centuries people have been developing systems to describe color to answer these questions.

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Design is Decision-Making

What is design? What does it mean to design something? What does it mean to be a designer? The last few weeks I’ve been thinking out loud about some specific design topics, but I’ve danced around the central question of what is design. I’d like to address that today.

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How I Start A Design Project — Problem Definition

How do you start a new project? What are the first things you do when a client gets in touch and you’re beginning a new design? I’d like to talk a little about what I do in the first phase of a new design project.

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Simplicity — A Thoughtful Approach To Better Design

Why do some designs seem inevitable? Why are some of the best designs unnoticed? Why does it feel like some objects happen on their own without any intervention from a designer?

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