The Power of Ugliness in our Industry

We are attracted to beautiful things and repelled by ugly things—the words “beautiful” and “ugly” are in fact often defined in terms of the human response to the things so described. Fear of ugliness may not be rational, but it is always real and it always changes behavior. I was aware of this in a […]

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Black and White is Clearer Than Color

“If you are lost, going in the wrong direction, you had better go real slowly,because you have to come all the way back again to get where you should be.”UnknownThis is not a scientific article, just some musings about the way Pete looks at things, both physically and metaphorically. Life, as well as design, especially human-centric design, means just that: […]

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