Never mistake legibility for communication. Just because something is legible doesn’t mean it communicates. More importantly, it doesn’t mean it communicates the right thing.
An American graphic designer and surfer, best known for his innovative magazine design (Ray Gun), and use of experimental typography.
When the point of contact between the product and the people becomes a point of friction, then the designer has failed. On the other hand, if people are made safer, more comfortable, more eager to purchase, more efficient — or just happier — by contact with the product, then the designer has succeeded.
An American industrial engineer, renowned for designing and improving the usability of consumer products such as Hoover vacuum cleaner or the tabletop telephone.
Sometimes, it’s necessary to develop new language to express what we’re trying to achieve. How else could a designer communicate a vision to their team or to investors if the technology doesn’t exist yet?
A British designer, artist, and entrepreneur. Advised companies such as Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Coca Cola.
Products designed and built to achieve business goals alone will eventually fail; personal goals of users need to be addressed.
An American software designer and programmer. Widely recognized as the “Father of Visual Basic".
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