D&T Issue 95

Why Bad Design Surrounds Us & Designing For Imperfect People

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The recent unprovoked attack on Ukraine is a rude awakening for us on how fragile freedom can be. This is a tough time for Ukraine, and the world alike. Times like these can get us asking some tough questions to ourselves.

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Not all design decisions leads to required results. Its an iterative process and needs constant tinkering based on data and user feedbacks. Canvs Editorial discusses.

Designers won’t work for obtuse or immoral clients anymore. Here are the 8 social issues they call out as most important to win them over.

As he worked on his final musical, the legendary composer discussed the ideas he’d abandoned, the minutiae of his technique, and the lesson that any artist must learn.

The infamous “trolley problem” was put to millions of people in a global study, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

Gmail has more than 1.8 billion active users, with 44% of Americans opting to use it as their email solution. A look at their set-up experience and what can product-builders can learn from their mistakes.

How Material used color science to make design easier and more expressive than ever before.

The uptick of grocery delivery apps led to the rise of “dark stores”: empty warehouses right in city centers. They’re changing the design—and feel—of neighborhoods.

Born in a cowshed in India, Siddhant now works for Meta in California. But he hides his background as a Dalit and fears he can never reveal his true self.

Last week, it confirmed it was investigating an “incident”

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