I’m on a mission – to rid the world of the word ‘just’, ‘simply’ and ‘only’. From life in general, but specifically from carefully-designed content.
[Content warning: Medical gaslighting.]
I had a hospital appointment last week, and as the consultant was lazily scrolling through my notes, one phrase stuck out for me: “I refer to you this pleasant 39-year-old”. It was chilling.
Replicating the job of an in-person activity doesn’t mean you have to make it look exactly the same. Here’s how I used Google docs instead of Miro to brainstorm, affinity map, dot vote, and storyboard ideas at a community workshop.
Being in pain – physical or emotional – affects our cognitive capacity. We can all learn lessons from the pandemic to bring into content design work.
Lockdown has given us an opportunity to revise our idea of normal to keep it accessible and inclusive.