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 […]
We are very excited to announce that this November we will be speaking at User Interface 17 Conference November 5-7 in Boston, MA. We will be doing a presentation on critique and a language for discussing design as well as a workshop on leading design studios and collaborative critiques. The speaker line up at UI17 is looking amazing so far and […]
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)