The Great Linkdump of 2023

A low-effort linkdump of many of the interesting design and design-adjacent things that I've come across throughout the year.
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31st December 2023
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8 min read

Charades

Trying to diagnose a computer problem through a telephone with an inexperienced "technician" on the other end is exactly like playing charades.
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18th December 2023
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5 min read

Less But Better

If we want consumers to buy domestically produced goods, consumers need to be 'untrained' out of buying lots of cheap junk.
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10th December 2023
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7 min read

Don’t Be Weird

Don't replace one set of problems, with another set of problems.
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4th December 2023
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5 min read

Success Attracts Success

I work with startups day in and day out. The startup life is hard. One thing I see often and hear more is just how hard it is to start from nothing.
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27th November 2023
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7 min read

Designing for Focus

In the last couple of years, having now done a lot of writing as well as design, I've had the opportunity to try a few different techniques and setups that maximise focus. Here's a …
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20th November 2023
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7 min read

So You Have A Proof Of Concept? – Pt 2

Part two of taking your proof of concept and levelling it up. Creating your design and prototyping.
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12th November 2023
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6 min read

So You Have A Proof Of Concept? Now What?

So you have a proof of concept, but what do you do next? In two parts, I'll go over the process of levelling up your prototype. Design inputs and ideation.
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6th November 2023
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6 min read

AI and Creators: A Consumer’s Perspective

This is not my weigh-in on the AI vs art debate. That debate will rage for many years to come. There is, however, a third side to the argument that nobody is arguing about. …
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31st October 2023
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5 min read

Too Busy for Bad Design.

Most people are too busy to realise the products they use everyday are just a little bit off.
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23rd October 2023
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6 min read