399: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

This week, we talk about how the framework Strong Opinions, Weakly Held can be used to effectively critique visual design. In The Sidebar, we recap Google I/O 2021, discussing our favorite announcements, Material You, and the wild future of computers. Latest VIP Patrons: Javier Alaves Ash Oliver “Easily pronounceable” Michael Wilkins Mark Lee Zlatan Hajrudinovic Derek Betty Lau Ke Sun Alex Miller The Sidebar: The Sidebar is an exclusive weekly segment for our Patreon supporters. You can subscribe starting at $1 per month for access to bonus content going forward! Sign up at patreon.com/designdetails. Follow up: Sam Chang tweeted: Curious how y’all feel about design folks who are curious and interested in non-design side projects. Would that also stand out to you?It depends! But it’s also your life, your website – certain things will just be more relevant than others in a job context. Apple previews AssistiveTouch, an awesome new set of accessibility tools for the Apple Watch. Main Topic: This week, Yu Zhao asks on GitHub: How to develop "strong opinion weakly held" for visual design critique? Here’s a good starting point on the this: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held — a framework for thinking Discord recently evolved their brand colors Cool Things: Brian shared The West Wing (available on HBO Max), a political drama created by Aaron Sorkin. It holds up! Marshall shared the Belkin 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe – it works great as an all-in-one stand for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods Pro. Looks great, too! Design Details on the Web: ???? We are @designdetailsfm ???? Brian is @brian_lovin ???? Marshall is @marshallbock ???? Support us on Patreon - your support literally makes this show possible. Thank you ❤️ ❓ Got a question? Ask it on our Listener Questions Hub, and we'll do our best to answer it on the show :) ⭐️ Enjoying the show? Leave us a review on iTunes. Byeee!

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