1. Design makes all the difference
2. Design the organization
3. The product is the marketing
4. Design is systems thinking
5. Design out loud
6. Design is for the people
7. Design with conviction
The seven principles of designing insanely great products, from John Edson’s forthcoming book, Design Like Apple: The Seven Principles of Designing Insanely Great Products, Services, and Experiences.
The world is full of order that doesn’t necessarily deserve our respect. Sometimes there is meaning, justice, and logic present in the way things are — but sometimes there just isn’t. And I think the moment that we realize this is the moment we become creative people. Because it prompts us to mess things up and do something better with the basic pieces of experience.
Designer Kelli Anderson reflecting on her practice of ‘disruptive wonder’. Worth taking the time to watch her TEDxPhoenix talk below:
Meet Faraday, one of three beautifully designed bicycles that came into being as a result of the Oregon Manifest Creative Collaborations.
Pretty much ticks all my boxes, and while I probably wouldn’t opt for an electric bicycle personally, this thing is a work of design genius.
DIY Chalkboard Mug | http://witandwhistle.com/2011/12/14/diy-chalkboard-mug/
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