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  1. The Ideal Process

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    A description of the big picture, or high level view, of the ideal process. +++++ Excessive and purposeful communication! - What have we accomplished - What is the current reality - What should…

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    • More Visual Impact

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      A few quick thoughts on what I think it means to make a good visual impact and it's importance on a design project. +++++ Over time people can become extremely reliant on the visual aspects…

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      • Cost of Certainty

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        One of largest costs in any web design project, and often the most overlooked is what I've been calling the "cost of certainty". Some companies work out user-testing and place a lot…

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        • Trust and Consulting

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          Thoughts on some hazards and pitfalls of consulting. +++++ Designers tend to get easily frustrated with clients that don't let them have as much control as they think they deserve. But I think…

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          • Beef with Usability

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            Exploring how to make usability and accessibility a larger part of the everyday design strategy. +++++ It's too easy when talking in a business context that usability and accessibility is only…

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            • Niches and mastery?

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              Is advising towards a niche good advice when someone is new to an industry or trade? I don't want to say, "No." But I don't think it's as easy as it seems to do well in a…

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              • Jackson Pollack and Creativity

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                Jackson Pollack, who made splatter painting famous, planned a lot of his paintings with a great deal of effort. Splatter tests, diagrams, books of sketches, etc. So does that make him more or less…

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                • Branding Made Simple

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                  Branding is a very simple concept, but extremely difficult to execute and manage.

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                  • More Meaning in Design

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                    A breakdown of an interesting discussion about a movie that, I think, does an excellent job of showing how focusing on meaning will have more of an impact on good design.

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                    • Harry Potter and Simplicity

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                      Thoughts on design using a writing analogy based on Harry Potter. Linkage: http://www.andyrutledge.com/gestalt-principles-2-similarity.php

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                      • First Post of the new Wurkit Video Blog

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                        • Skydiving!

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                          This is me skydiving... Check out the nasty skin flapping!

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