There is no such thing as UX Design
Yes, also a stolen statement - taken from a recent excellent article by Peter Merholtz on the origins of ‘UX’ design and why it is not relevant to burden a single team with the label ‘UX’ anymore.
You can’t design an experience. Well at least no one outside of perhaps an authoritarian regime can honestly say they that by the power of their thoughts, people will act - exactly and accordingly.
We can design process and interface, this is a discrete skill and a deliverable and is performed by designers. You get many types of designers - visual, interaction, information, but in effect they are designers. In a way, we’re kind of all designers - as Jeffery Zeldman puts it:
“We are all designers. You may call yourself a front-end developer, but if you spend hours shaving half-seconds off an interaction, that’s user experience and you, my friend, are a designer. If
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