Notes

Designing in a particular context or premise and for a particular proposition, is so important. We see here the compounding issue of different perceptions and challenges people face, in different cities. The question of subway maps v diagrams - does it persist? What and which is good... better?
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Beauty & Happy

Oct 29, 2018
Muse
Beauty matters. And here's a good overview explaining why. Also, gotta start saving to check out The Beauty Project by Sagmeister & Walsh. For now, I'll buy the book.
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Quotient

Oct 23, 2018
Meteora
Carrying on with the mission, I pause to question, what is the quotient. What is that one single most important quotient to eye out for - in a potentially good designer? Is there even such a thing? Surely this is oversimplifying. I can spout a few to form a rubric to gauge whether or not, he or she is a good designer... Alas, if I had to choose just one quotient - then the most telling one, should and always will be: what is your love quotient? What you love, defines a constant...
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Interlocutory

Sep 13, 2018
Muse
But love and meaning and joy and hope? That’s compelling. That’s what I’m after. That’s worth the risk. I found an old picture of a set of sentences from a book called, "What We Talk About When We Talk About God". It was and it still is particularly meaningful. It paints a soliloquy of someone on the cusp of understanding that which is uncertain. We often align our attempts at understanding the abstract with concepts we do understand... replacing the intangible with the tangible...
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Step One

Aug 2, 2018
Meteora
The question persists... How do we, maintain a business wherein good designers, get to do good work, for good causes - and to do so everyday, sustainably. Every so often we attribute 'good work for good causes' - with less than favourable pay. The good designer for good causes - is assumed to be synonymous with - a designer that has minimal pay, and is yet keeping at it, because he or she is compelled to - often in answer to a call. Such a designer with such a call is rare...
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