If you have fewer options, do you do better work?
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- - agreed. And then how does that apply to your physical world?May 5, 2012
- I concur. The first hurdle, get out your own way and use what you've got to get what you want. Thanks,for the supportive share.May 5, 2012
- , That way I don't have my design work defined by my tools (necessarily). I'd rather that people can't tell what software was used to do the work, for instance.
This means that often tools (or my capability) are pushed to a limit even when the outcome seems deceptively simple. I'm sure this is the case for many in creative fields; at the end users or consumers don't see all that was taken away to arrive at the simple object, written piece, or app that is the result.May 5, 2012
- I agree....sometimes when I'm creating jewelry or custom gifts I tell myself I have to use the findings/tools that I already have. It forces me to be more creative and the results are often good! http://www.findpeopleonplus.com . Just wanted to say thanks!I just listened to your interview concerning Google Plus that you did for the . I could not make it to the live event a couple of days ago. I especially appreciate your tip onMay 5, 2012
- How timely! I just heard Dr. Sheena Iyengar speak yesterday about her innovative research on choice. I believe the magic number she found was 7 options before you get to choice overload. Fewer than 7 options is comfortable for putting control in your hands. More than 7 leads to "choice overload" which will (1) lead people to delay making a choice (2) lead people to make worse choices (3) lead people to feel less satisfied with their choice.May 5, 2012
- This was a great post about the sub mechanics of greatness. This applies to design as well as life. ThanksMay 6, 2012