January, sick and tired you’ve been hanging on me. Yes I’m sick and tired of this heat and there’s still at least a couple of months of Summer to go here. Anyway, my enthusiasm for sharing the weeks best design links that the interwebs have to offer remains un-dampened. Go forth and be similarly entertained.
A designer’s job is never done, or does it just feel that way?
How to take design feedback from non-designers and not get your fee-fees hurt, or come at them with an axe – your experience may differ depending on feedback.
And on that previous note – waste not want not.
Most of us pretty much enjoy what we do in the design field – it’s certainly not for the recognition or financial incentives. It’s pretty easy to get sucked down that hole into becoming a workaholic (and a drag at social gatherings). If this feels like you, maybe the new year is a time to look into some recovery methods.
Maybe that’s why there’s such a preponderance of mental issues in the creative industry? This article concentrates on the web industry, but I think it’s stories carry across to anyone working in design.
And if you’re looking for some means to relax a little, this simple site may be a good place to start.
The Guardian has gone through a dramatic re-design.
Designer’s love ’em, why do they remain so addictive?
This is a great little resource brought to you by the folks behind Kickstarter. I’ve been slowly trawling through it.