When it comes to product design what we like in terms of how a product will be used and how it’s actually used can be very different. Last week I paid the price for going for wishful thinking rather than facts and the actual use case.
The picture above is of a small cat flap we found across from a restaurant up in Nolita on Manhattan. It’s for Thomas the Cat and, by the looks of it, made specifically for him.
A couple of years back we were over in Sweden and I needed something to wear for New Years Eve dinner. I didn’t find any shoes I really liked and ended up buying an ok pair just so I had something to wear. Yesterday I wore them and with every step I was reminded of
One of the things I go on about most is sustainable design, i.e. planning, designing and developing for longer term needs. It hurts my little IA heart when a project is done half-heartedly just to get “something” live.
At the end of January this year I broke our boiler. By turning on the timer. It was old and would have broken anyway but it came at a really bad time. It was cold in the UK and we had just moved into our flat and were starting making plans for changing the layout
This morning a colleague of mine asked me if I was going to that meeting about “that page” of “that client’s” website. The way he said it it sounded like he asked me: “Are you the [name of page]?”.
To blog is a little dream of mine so I’ve decided to blog. About what I do for a living. I guess that means I feel I’ve got something worthwhile to say about the matter. Whether that’s true or not I’ll leave to you.