Posts filed under “interview”

What’s Design Mean to You? Interview with Marston Alfred

The sixth video in the series is Marston Alfred, 17 year type 1 diabetic and founder of Sugar Stats, an online tool that helps diabetics track their own bloodsugar levels. I took a very short and simple quote away from Marsten’s interview. Design is: The experience put into context. I interviewed eleven smart people at […]

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What’s Design Mean to You? Interview with Tobias van Veen

Interview number five is with Tobias van Veen, a visual designer at info.nl, a web design agency in Amsterdam. I’ve been busy working on a shinier, happier mattbalara.com, so I’ve been a little slow in getting all of these video interviews online. Today I’ll put up at least two, maybe three, more interviews, so sit […]

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What’s Design Mean to You? Interview with Vinay Venkatraman

The fourth interview is with Vinay Venkatraman, senior interaction designer & project manager at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design. I quite liked his view on analysis vs. synthesis and the role it plays in design: Design is one of the professions that bridges the analytical way of doing things with the synthetical way of […]

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What’s Design Mean to You? Interview with Julian Bleecker

The third in this series is Julian Bleecker, a member of Nokia’s Design Strategic Projects Studio and co-founder with Nicolas Nova of the Near Future Laboratory. My favourite quote, answering the question, “What is design?” It’s close to being able to create things for people … understanding people as social entities, not just as masses […]

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