What do you think is the value of design? Do you think non-designers hold the same perception? I don’t. I think for most people the perceived value is less than the true value. Why?
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t—you’re right
If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? According to Geico, it not only makes a sound, but whines a bit as it does. However the question is really a philosophical one about perception and reality and if you’ll bear with me a bit, there’s a connection to design.
A couple of months ago I was offered a review copy of Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, by Leonard Mlodinow. I don’t know that I’ve ever turned down a free book and based on the title I thought I would enjoy this one. I finally had a chance to read it and wanted to share some thoughts.