See this picture? Kinda dramatic and interesting, right?
So here we have a Great Idea–executed in a manner that will cause people to die if implemented. Great work, designers.You can look at the above picture, with a blurb, at this link–which resizes your browser, and then assumes you want a slideshow at a particular speed so that if you flip to another window, or spend too much time actually reading the type you get inconveniently redirected to that resized window again with a different Great Idea.
You can also look at the project at this link–which is a group of photos (even the text is in a photo) that forces you to click through in the order the designer put together.
Sometimes I wish for a designer who spent more time thinking about the humans using the thing and how to mitigate the Law of Unintended Consequences than thinking about how pretty the thing is, or the importance of deconstructed modernism to the message their design will communicate. There are a lot of unhappy people having to live in bad Le Courbusier knockoffs…
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