SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Just for you women out there
Re: [Sigia-l] Just for you women out there
> I thought we were talking about gender and design, but now it seems like
> we're just talking about good and bad design.
It's hard for me to untangle them in that fashion. Gender-based design is
bad design, unless in some intrinsic way required by good design. (I'll
leave it at that. :-)
> Some can be measured empirically, others are simply a
> matter of taste, class, culture, and other factors.
Yes. Good design *is* like pornography, you recognize it when you see it.
> I don't think polarizing design between "what design elites think is good" and
> "everything else" is helpful.
Why not? Once you take 'judgment' out of design, what are you left with?
In design, interaction is the last resort.
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