Musings of a busy designer on user experience, visual theory, music and working life.

User Experience

NoUI and the danger of invisible design

Product designers are hiding the workings of the system as they try to create a better user experience. Users are becoming increasingly divorced from their actions. Is there a danger here? Why should designers counteract this and can we be smarter without sacrificing simplicity?

Art & Design

Design for non-designers and developers

Are you depressed about your design skills? Panic attacks over that presentation? Looking down the abyss of artistic failure? Well, it’s not that bad. All you need are a few basic principles to help you through.

12 minute read
Working life

Designer’s Stockholm syndrome

They are overly expensive, closed to any modification and difficult to fix by oneself if hardware goes bad. So why are designers so fixated by their Macs?

4 minute read