Open-design is a movement that consists of the development of physical products by sharing its design information publicly.
It’s a co-creation process between the designer and the user. Because of that, often times they are free and shared online.
You know the expression: the best design is the invisible one. And as cliché, as it might seem, we all tend to agree on it.
Even designers — who are curious and attentive people — see everyday objects without taking a second good look at them.
A great everyday example is the power button or better yet, the power symbol. Have you ever consider why is it like the way it is?
Propaganda posters were one of the primary mediums used to persuade people because they were cheap, easy to reproduce and could reach all levels of society.
So there’s no doubt that intentionally or not, the designers of those posters played a huge role in persuading people on a grand scale and contributed to some of the biggest atrocities in the 20th century.
We talked about screen printing a while ago, and the truth is, I liked that experience so much that I decided to try another manual printing technique. This time around, riso printing.
UX has been something more and more requested by businesses, and it isn’t a surprise why they do so. Netflix, Pinterest, and Slack are some of the companies that proved how much of a difference UX could make in a company’s revenue and overall brand loyalty.