Hello, welcome to my new column! It's my hope to add to the ever-evolving discourse on design through the reflections conveyed here. My belief is that through "some radical notions" we can reinterpret the ordinary to achieve the extraordinary, perhaps in unexpected ways, and advance design progress in the world. So, with that, let's talk about something commonly suffered: too many supposedly smart devices! It has become quite routine to present a multi-device graphic, complete with laptop, tablet, and phone as a unified happy family when selling a branded product or service. This imagery ostensibly promotes cross-device flexibility, if…
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