Use workflow experimentation to challenge design choices

or How Copying and Pasting Made Me Question My Use of Complex Blog Software. I use WordPress for this website. But not for long. A few days ago, I published the first blog post I’ve written in two years. But that’s not the only writing I’ve done the past two years. Most of my writing has been notes. I […]

Memento Mori

A topic pops up periodically in some of the books I’ve been reading over the past year, grabbing my attention and then disappearing under the surface of my thoughts again, in cycles, like some kind of sea creature of consciousness. Memento Mori. Remember you must die. This is something I would rather not think about, […]

Thinking vs Choosing

This is the first of two articles about critical thinking in design. In part one, I discuss why I feel there’s so much “design sameness” on the web, and the drawbacks of our tendency to focus on existing solutions. In the upcoming Part 2, I’ll present a model that I’ve found useful in making more […]