Wednesday, May 17, 2017

From paper to pixels: How design shapes the future

At my house growing up, my entrepreneur parents littered our dining room table with papers trying to navigate the financial complexities of their business. They sorted bills and invoices to create a makeshift tactile map of their small operation – in effect, designing a financial system view based on a workflow that suited them. In its own way, it was gloriously effective, and very inventive. Today, that collage of paper has been digitized on the 2D screen of our phones, tablet or laptop. But we’re still clicking through software tabs to navigate a user interface that’s not far removed from…

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