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October 21, 2020
This week, we talk about the shallow parts of design culture, where superficial work tends to generate far more attention and praise. We dig into potential solutions for this, too. In The Sidebar, we recap and share our spicy takes on the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and HomePod mini.
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In this week's Sidebar, we recap and share our spicy takes on the Apple Event, iPhone 12, and HomePod mini.
The current culture of design is weird:
"I designed an icon with a gradient fill" ... everyone loses their shit 🎉
"I wrote a book explaining a design process" ... polite clapping 👏
"We spent three years designing a voting system used by millions" ... crickets 🦗
We discuss what designers can do to generate more excitement about larger, more systemic projects on social media.
Hasta la vista!
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