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What Is The Role Of A Designer?

Gauthier Roussilhe Avatar| By gauthier on September 13, 2018

    { 🤔 } — Ethics for Design

    In January 2017 my associate and I closed our design company because our paths were becoming more and more distant. Following this event, I seriously started to question my design practice. I had many doubts before, but the daily tasks of running a company had kept me tied-in, without much time to think.

    Two weeks after the closing I decided, without really thinking about it, that I would travel within Europe. My goal was to meet designers and researchers that had influenced me, and make a documentary about them. I sent 14 emails, 13 people replied within 3 days, and 12 were positive and agreed to meet.

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    Being The Only Designer On The Team

    Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on September 13, 2018

      { 📢 } – Interview with Dave Feldman

      Some of you might be working on design teams with at least a few peers. Or maybe you’re a freelancer working with a few companies at the same time.

      But among us, there are also those of us who are the only Designers in their company. How do you handle that?

      We asked for Dave Feldman’s help. He’d co-founded Emu Messenger and used to be a Product Manager at Google and Facebook.

      Now, as a VP Product Design at Heap, he runs a one-person design team. Here’s our interview with him about that very experience.

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      Story Behind The Fabulous App

      Taylor Ling Avatar| By taylor_ling on September 13, 2018

        { 🌳 } — How The Idea Came To Life

        Fabulous is the brainchild of Sami, CEO and one of the company’s 3 co-founders. Growing up, he loved the stories of “The Little Prince” and “The Alchemist.” Both of these stories shared a common theme that struck Sami – everyone’s journey should lead with the heart. It allows you to discover yourself fully.

        Passionate about non-profits, Sami knew he wanted to do something that could help others develop lifelong healthy habits and find their true selves. With this in mind, he got 2 others to come onboard as co-founders: Amine and myself, Taylor. We take care of technical and design at Fabulous, respectively.

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