By Francisco Inchauste on getfinch.com
Aspiring designers are failing. They are being let down by their schools and sometimes by our design community. In America,creativity is on a decline. The resources available online are massive; Quality content is hard to find.
“I’m eager to hire the next great class of designers, but to my dismay–and the dismay of many young hopefuls who’ve often spent many years and thousands of dollars preparing to enter the industry–I’m finding that the impressive academic credentials of most students don’t add up to the basic skills I require in a junior designer.” — Gadi Amit1
Image: The Disciplines of User Experience – Kicker Studio
The design community has a new challenge. It’s not how we push design to the next level. It’s not how we best design publications for the 80 tablets coming out this year. It is something I see as much more critical: Guiding the next generation of designers.
This is a particular good article with excellent observations about why the current education system isn’t doing justice to (UX/UI/HCI/Design) students. Read the rest of this article here…