Design is more than aesthetics

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

I agree with this article for the most part but one thing Ryan doesn’t mention is that design is so much more than just visual appearance. Design is as much about user experience and how things work, as well as how it looks.

On Ryan’s about page:

I am a 24 year old software engineer

Suddenly it all makes sense and, as a result, I think we need to do a better job, as designers, of explaining what design really is.


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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.