Here’s a very useful article about the process for designing a logo for a company. Notice how he didn’t just open up Illustrator or Photoshop and start designing. First he gathered information via a questionnaire (interview) from the client.
Here’s a product that claims to be the most advanced gesture tracking camera in the world.
What are some key features?
What doesn’t work as well as you’d hope?
How do you think it could be improved?
Here‘s a great example of entrepreneurial design process.
- Identify a need/problem/opportunity
- Generate Ideas
As human beings, we get used to “the way things are” really fast. But for designers, the way things are is an opportunity … Could things be better? How? In this funny, breezy talk, the man behind the iPod and the Nest thermostat shares some of his tips for noticing — and driving — change.
Artist and TED Fellow Aparna Rao re-imagines the familiar in surprising, often humorous ways. With her collaborator Soren Pors, Rao creates high-tech art installations — a typewriter that sends emails, a camera that tracks you through the room only to make you invisible on screen — that put a playful spin on ordinary objects and interactions.
I’m very happy to introduce you to freelance animator and web designer Billy Blob. He’s been putting out interesting work for over 15 years and was one of my inspirations while I was at uni. HIs website is so different from all of these boring “themey” designs (like … ahem … the one for this site). He’s an artist who adopted a digital medium, as opposed to a tech guy having a crack at being artsy.
Trapped and dying on a car windshield,
a bumblebee contemplates the meaning of his life with an optimistic butterfly.
Here’s another video that goes with it.