I hate design that’s unnecessary.
example: individually wrapped bananas, ‘blank’ pages
- neither serves any actual or immediate use but takes time and attention to understand or unwrap. – they slightly insult the intelligence of the person interacting with them. – they are wasteful
I hate design that doesn’t properly achieve it’s goals.
example: understanding the VLE
- understanding the VLE was complicated, there were a lot of steps to get through and the information was scattered. – there were other working, accessible and familiar sites that served similar purposes.
I hate design that compromises.
example: my pepper grinder
- made in a ‘classic’ design and materials i.e. wood but made with cheap mechanisms. – it was slightly expensive due to the design and the materials but is essentially worthless as it doesn’t work properly