You work the whole thing up and I’ll tell you what I don’t like later. Most designers see themselves as responsible for a consistent positive experience with a product or brand rather than resolving just the core product. Few designers would not see “experience” as their expertise. (Source: Dana Krieger, Minus-8)Fresh Intentionally placing a glaring mistake (e.g., typo in headline) so the client points their finger at that mistake, rather than pointing their finger at something more fundamental.
(Source: Dana Krieger, Minus-8)Exploring notions of typographic instability (1) The combination of the best parts of multiple independent concepts into a single uber-concept. (Source: Joel Emmett, comments)Greek A quick and dirty approach to problem-solving.
The visible elements are functional, not embellished. (Source: @Soft Goods Jess on Twitter)Create an experience A project combining the inputs of multiple people.
Frequently used in place of the traditional “client/consultant” or “employee/employer” title.
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We love to make people smile, and we’ve always managed to make a big impression by sprinkling a little humour into our ads.
(Source: Deroy Peraza, Hyperakt)Disruptive A design that both changes the market and simultaneously references what currently exists. (Source: D’Wayne Edwards, Pensole); Break some rules until we realize we can’t really break any rules.
With so many online dating sites out there it can be hard deciding which site is the right one for you.Joining the ranks of any profession is the same as committing yourself to learning an entirely new language, most of which is frankly gibberish. The answers we received range from serious to tongue-in-cheek, but if you’ve ever been puzzled by a designer telling you he needed to “ideate a more approachable FTUX” or “add more value to that horsey megamenu,” this resource should help you translate. So we asked some of our friends at design firms–including Pentagram, Ammunition, Huge, Ziba, Pensole, Google Ventures, Sagmeister & Walsh, and more–to define their favorite examples of design slang and jargon.Collaborator is seen as a more valuable relationship working as peers.(Source: Dana Krieger, Minus-8)Collaborative Just a fancier word for brainstorming. (Source: Mark Kawano, Storehouse); Gluing innovation and collaboration together with some common sense and some flash cards.
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