When people tire of an item, they will buy a new one. Indeed, the essence of fashion is to make the current trends obsolete and boring, turning them into yesterday’s favorites.
Donald A. Norman
An American researcher, professor, and author (The Design of Everyday Things). As Apple’s User Experience Architect (90's), he became the first person to have UX in his job title.
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.
A pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s and a co-founder and later a chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple Inc.
Creativity & Ideas
For new entrants to stand a chance, they can’t just be better, they must be nine times better. Why such a high bar? Because old habits die hard and new products or services need to offer dramatic improvements to shake users out of old routines.
Author of books on technology, psychology and business whose writings appear in the Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today.
Innovation & Adaptation
Our goal isn’t to make money. This may sound a little flippant, but it’s the truth. Our goal and what gets us excited is to try to make great products. We trust that if we are successful people will like them, and if we are operationally competent we will make revenue, but we are very clear about our goal.
Former Chief Design Officer of Apple, currently serving as a Chancellor of the Royal College of Art.