• Cristian MoiseiCristian Moisei, over 3 years ago

    A few days ago someone posted a shot of a note taking app from dribbble asking for feedback and I replied that there is too much information at a time, which would make the app (a task manager) look daunting and messy.

    It turns out this was actually a requirement of the project.

    The point I'm trying to make is that you can't understand the full context of a project, how the designer tackled it and what problems they solved from a 400x300 shot - the best you can do is say 'that looks nice'

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    What I want to ask is this: what if there was a community focused on case studies? Instead of uploading a simple picture in a mockup, there would be fields requiring you to explain who the client was, what the project needed, how you would justify your decisions, what problems your work is solving and so on.

    I believe that is the framework for a great design community, where those sharing work can get quality feedback and present their work in proper context to both fellow designers and potential clients, while those browsing can learn a lot from how others are working and what the needs of other clients are, as well as get a chance to speak their mind if they have better ideas.

    5 points