Being Designerly is almost 2 years old!
This issue has curated articles about old watches and UX, inclusive design talks, tools, visualization of music format changes, NFL drops the ball on their logo, and DALL E 2.
I had some great reads from FastCompany and Inc that I cannot share since their sites are still down after the hack.
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The DALL·E 2 Prompt Book – DALL·Ery GALL·Ery
Lest you use all your 50 DALL E 2 credits in one go, take a few minutes to go through this prompt book to help you craft better requests to create your AI masterpiece
What a 52-year-old watch can teach us about UX and Digital Product Design
The author examines the cutting-edge horological product design of the 1970s and discusses lessons we can learn and apply to UX and digital product design today. He does this by looking at a specific area of technology and class of watch. The dive watch or simply ‘diver’.
Inclusive Design 24 YouTube channel - Playlist
BeingDesignerly #48 talked about Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) - a free 24-hour online event for the global community, celebrating inclusive design and sharing knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners, and everything and everyone in between.
If you missed it, the recordings are available at the link above
Inclusive persona extension
This was from one of the talks at #ID24 - this tool aims to add context (e.g., disabled, aged, used in mobile, etc.) to personas and, by looking at them together, promote awareness of accessibility within the project.
The rise and fall of music formats - James Eagle
James Eagle visualized the rise and fall of music formats - showing the process of creative destruction. They show the shift from analogue to digital. They even demonstrate the move from physical to intangible.
Nancy Duarte about AI tools and design (LinkedIn)
AI will impact the future of work even for design. Conceptual thinkers will NEVER be replaced by AI. Duarte, Inc. shares a primer in the tools emerging quickly...
Twitter crushes NFL's logo for Hispanic Heritage Month
The NFL's logo for Hispanic Heritage Month has gone viral, but for all the wrong reasons.