A designer’s tale of speed, value and iteration.

This case study looks at how my team has built iterative discovery, directly into our development sprint cycles. This leads to a hyper-efficient way to deliver value into the hands of our customers.

As designers, we have an unwritten, lawful obligation to use the word ‘Holistic’ to express the notion…

When Design meets Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

So here’s something I play pretty close to my chest.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis is an invisible illness that affects 17–24 million people globally. It’s characterized by post-exertional malaise (worsening of symptoms following even minor physical or mental exertion), problems with sleep, thinking and concentrating, pain, and dizziness. It’s a historically difficult…

How to better grow from criticism in the design game.

As designers, the work we create is in many ways an extension of ourselves. Our work is the personification of our thinking, therefore it’s simply basic instinct to be defensive when that work is criticised.

Given the faces neutral, positive or negative, a man points to the positive face
Working with feedback isn’t just about what’s said, it’s about how it’s received.

Everybody hurts, sometimes.

Learning to take constructive criticism is a skill.

The art of managing feedback can be…

Peter Barber

Currently designing product at MYOB

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