From A List Apart: Designers are makers who craft solu­tions to prob­lems that plague customers, clients, and at times, society as a whole. The special­ized tools and jargon (leading? kerning? cogni­tive load?) often under­stood only by other prac­ti­tioners are a designer’s hall­marks. How we actu­ally design and arrive at viable solu­tions is a mystery to most. Some believe this mystery helps us main­tain the perceived value of design in our orga­ni­za­tions. In today’s world—a world craving more and better design—however, this mystery is actu­ally holding us back as a profes­sion. · Go to Demys­ti­fying design →