I totally believe that the [creative] process is a dialogueTatiana Bilbao
Tatiana Bilbao, an architect, has banned renders until the end of the process. In her experience, these have become “obstacles in the creative process”.
There’s a very clear parallelism in this to using high-fidelity prototypes in digital product design too early in the process.
If you’re designing something for other people and with other people, you need to have honest conversations with them.
When something looks definitive and feels decided, it doesn’t invite for participation.
I really can’t believe anyone that says they can do useful architecture for a lot of people from one single mind. I can’t believe someone could say they understand everything, that they have all the tools to design something for someone else. I believe it is really hard to do that translation and I don’t believe that you can have all the inputs that you need.Tatiana Bilbao
All ideas are born fragile. Creating the safe space to plant these ideas, materialising them in ways that don’t feel compromising, that are easy to throw-away and simply serve the creative process.
Every few years, I need to erase my MacBook Pro and start from a clean state. I back up, delete old documents, erase the hard drive and install the latest version of macOS.
And it’s in these times that I see how all the big preferences and the small tweaks are crucial to maximize my productivity on the Mac.
A while ago we took a train from London to Paris to relax for a few days. Yes, after London’s rhythm, Paris can feel quite relaxing. Here’s some photos I had a lot of fun taking and editing from the iPhone.