Category Archives: Design issues

The Designer as Entrepreneur

Today’s designer hardly needs to be told that the discipline of design is rapidly evolving. But how many designers today consider themselves entrepreneurs? If you have not considered the possibility, you should, according to a revealing and insightful webinar presented … Continue reading

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Designing navigation for public spaces

RGD hosted a Webinar by Wayne McCutcheon of Entro on Thursday March 24 to discuss signage and way-finding systems design to make buildings and public spaces more accessible. The following is a snapshot of the discussion. Developing clear signage and … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Experience Design

Adobe’s Steven Webster, Senior Director, Technology and Experience Innovation, wrote a new blog on user-led approach to design can create optimum customer experiences. You can follow his entries here. Below is his latest blog entry. We believe that the problem we are … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Design – industry roundtable

I attended a roundtable discussion this morning, titled The Evolution of Graphic Design organized by RGD. The panelists represented the advertising, marketing, design, education and technology communities. They discussed the role and value of design in the commercial world, how … Continue reading

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PDF, Flash, Accessibility and recent Canadian Ruling

Our Adobe colleague Andrew Kirkpatrick commented on the recent Canadian federal court ruling on web site accessibility . He pointed out that contrary to the ruling and to the article, most screen readers can read PDF and Flash files. Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Thanks for making DesignThinkers 2010 a hit

Our annual DesignThinkers conference has concluded for another year and I am thrilled to say that the 2010 event was an overwhelming success. We had our largest attendance to date, with more than 1,300 delegates from across Canada and even … Continue reading

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Driving the creative process forward

The creative process, as many of you have certainly discovered, can bog down fast amid the diverse and often pressing business concerns that exist within the commercial environments we inhabit. To keep the creative process moving in the right direction … Continue reading

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