Designing under constraints

Design is the process of making goal-oriented choices under constraint.

– David Wiley

In his post David describes the challenge of designing for “open” when the (perceived) constraints of copyright loom over head. It reminded me that what shapes good design is not the goal but the set of constraints it must be done under. Good design is often a result of making the constraints tougher not the goal more expansive. More with Less. Less, but better.


By Tim Klapdor

Passionate about good design, motivated by the power of media and enchanted by the opportunities of technology.

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