What Gets You Up In The Morning?

Stick or carrot?
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29th April 2024
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5 min read

Learning By Doing

There is only so much you can achieve by thinking and planning and refining. It's often much better to start, and learn by doing.
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25th March 2024
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5 min read

Why Does Everything Look Like An iPhone?

Hint: It's not the Industrial Design.
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18th March 2024
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4 min read

Purity of Purpose

Everywhere you look the products we use are crappier than ever because they've lost the part that made them good in the first place.
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11th March 2024
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5 min read

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

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

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

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

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