Archive for March, 2010

designers as mediators, not toolbelts

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

this post completes a convenient triptych of design commentary. Paula Scher wrote an article called What they don’t teach you about identity design in design schools… that struck a nerve with me. she points out that a designer has to be “a strategist, psychiatrist, diplomat, showman, and even a Svengali,” when “diplomatically negotiating personal egos, tastes, […]