In this lecture explore how a shift in marketing has morphed the way we think about products as consumers. Modern marketing is more about perception of a product than its functional use.
In this lecture explore a psychological concept regarding the nature of self, and how our understanding of individuals is shaped as we know more about them. The context that develops over a long relationship with another person is starting to take place digitally as well. I explore both the upside, and downside of this shift.
In this lecture explore how a probability formula from an 18th century Mathematician parallels the graphic design process. Throughout I touch on concepts of objectivity, subjectivity, and how to negotiate the designer-client relationship in terms of revisions and dealing with feedback.
In this lecture I discuss the impact of the rapid acceleration of technology, and how it's tilt towards automation will impact the visual disciplines like graphic design and the arts. This is a companion-lecture to "The Speed Of Technology" that explores this rapid expansion as it relates directly to my life.
In this lecture I examine what a Norman Door is, and how to avoid designing them. The talk speaks to topics about UI/UX in a digital world, skeuomorphism, and about how many tasks that once fell under the purview of an industrial designer have now become graphic designs tasks due to the digitization of many day-to-day interfaces.