Designing anything used by people should include researching how people will use it. This article, “What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research and Design” from A List Apart highlights the difference between user testing and actually using the product. It’s a good read.
- Kelli Anderson, born in 1982, is a Brooklyn (NY) based artist, designer and tinkerer. She is known for “pushing the limits of ordinary materials and formats by seeking out hidden possibility In the physical and digital world”
Lazar El Lissitzky was born November 23, 1890 and died December 30, 1941.
Lissitzky was Russian Painter, typographer, and designer. His innovations in typography, advertising and exhibition design were particularly influential.
-Lissitzky said that his designs or “stages” as he called them, should be a kind of “…showcase or stage on which the pictures make their appearance as actors in a drama or comedy, it should not imitate a living space.”