RESCHEDULED: Mom Doesn’t Understand What You Do: The Designer Elevator Pitch

How do you talk to your friends, significant other, and family about what you do? How do you talk to a “lay-person” about what a designer brings to the table? What is a designer? It’s hard to advocate for design as a profession when we don’t always agree on what it is ourselves. This discussion will explore what design is (and isn’t), and attempt to come up with some simple language to explain to everyone (including your Mom) what we do, why it’s important, and why we love it.

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Published March 3, 2017