In our talking about and exploring the topic of critique Adam and I have come across some great resources on the topic written by some brilliant people. Hopefully these articles can provide you with additional insights and other angles on the topic of critique. Tweet
About Aaron IrizarryAaron is a Product Designer for Nasdaq OMX. Aaron combines a background in visual design with a passion and deep understanding of experience design to create well rounded product experiences. He is also a lover of heavy metal, a foodie, and a master of BBQ arts.
Additional Reading on the Topic of Design Critique
The Role of Intent in Critique
If you have participated in a design critique (whether large or small) you understand that at a high level there are two facets to critique: giving and receiving. At the root of these is intent. Intent is the initiator of critique; it is the “why”… Why am I asking for critique of my work? Why […]
Welcome to Discussing Design
Over the past couple of years Adam Connor and I have been talking about critique and the conversations we have surrounding design. Before to long these conversations turned into a conference presentation at the 2011 IA Summit and other conferences to follow. The more we dove into the topic, talked about it on podcasts, and talked with […]
A Bit About This Site
Getting feedback from clients, teammates, stakeholders and others on a design can be terrifying and excruciating. Most of us have had the experience of seeing our designs berated and torn apart, or sitting through painful meetings listening to people react to our designs only to leave with nothing of use in making decisions on what should be kept and or iterated upon.
The goal of this site is to provide insights and resources for improving the conversations we have around design... (continue reading)
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