Redesigning vs Realigning: A Case Study

Cameron Moll famously stated that “good designers redesign, great designers realign“. But what does that mean exactly? To get a better understanding of the term, here’s a real-life example.

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Spec Work: Are We Missing the Point?

I recently read a good article about crowdsourcing and spec work, and while I found myself agreeing with the author I couldn’t help but think at the same time that he was missing the point.

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Coders Who Can’t Design And Designers Who Can’t Code

You’ve probably encountered these two endangered species in the wild before. The developer who “has no eye for color”, “does not understand typography”, and “absolutely cannot design”. Or the designer who “sucked at math even in primary school”, is a “left-brained person”, or “doesn’t want to mess up the code”…

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The Best To-do App is… Gmail?!

I’ve tried out tons of project management and to-do list apps over the years, and I could never stick to one of them for long. They all share the same problem: too much friction.

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