Posted by: Dalibor Dimovski | October 2, 2008

Effective Methods of Online Design Critiques

I just finished up an article about the Local Motors method of critiquing.  It’s the traditional way of doing a crit, transposed onto an online community… and so far it’s very successful.

Here’s a snippet (and click the header for the complete article):

We often discuss the changes needed for automotive companies to be successful and “up-to-date” in an increasingly demanding technological world.  One of the ways design studios are starting to embrace technology is based on the tried-and-true method of critiquing the work of other Designers.  Group critiques, or “crits” as we affectionately call them, are a part of the design world that no other field or industry engages in.  It opens the floor to opinion from other designers, often leading to vastly improved products visually, increased effectiveness and appropriateness of a design, and market-leading products.  In fact without crits a design can end up short-sighted and a designer not pushed further towards a proper direction.

Go here for the complete article and let me know what you think:



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