“Design is learning by making.” – Joey Hasty
Joey is an Interactive Creative Director at Disney. This quote is from Joey’s talk about Disney’s creative approach at Geekend 2009.
Thanks to @daveIxD for tweeting this quote.
“It isn’t sufficient to simply eliminate user error—designing user delight is the goal.” – IBM Design
This quote is from IBM Design’s Twitter feed.
“If we want to create passionate users, we have to help them get better. Nobody’s passionate about things they suck at. If we can help them have richer, deeper, better experiences, we have a chance of making them passionate… If we could help our users be awesome, what would that mean to them?” – Kathy Sierra
This quote is from Kathy’s Ignite presentation “Being Better is Better.” View the video or Joey deVilla’s summary of this presentation for more great insights.
“Human-centered approaches to industrial and interaction design have long focused on studying human behavior to create informed and appropriate designs. A social interaction designer must consider not only people, environment, and existing tools, but also the unseen elements of the system such as social relationships, power dynamics, and cultural rules.” – Gentry Underwood
Read more in Gentry’s article “Social Software: The other ‘Design for Social Impact’.”
“If you think of the product as a service, then the separate parts make no sense – the point of a product is to offer great experiences to its owner, which means that it offers a service. And that experience, that service, comprises the totality of its parts: The whole is indeed made up of all of the parts. The real value of a product consists of far more than the product’s components.” – Don Norman
Read more in Don’s article “Systems Thinking: A Product Is More Than the Product.”
“It’s becoming increasingly hard to do large-scale digital product design without integrating an understanding of data… Data analytics can help create and optimize opportunities. Designers versed in data may uncover trends or insights that not only yield better products but new product or business ideas as well.” – Luke Wroblewski
This quote is from Luke’s article “Data in the Design.”