Why designers are siloed and how to break out of it
A case for more collaboration between the different species of designers.
Part of Designers Trilemma, a series of articles on helping designers grow transversally.
It recently struck me that the reason why Design is still hard to grasp by outsiders is because we are not a cohesive discipline. We understand insufficiently what other design disciplines do and how they add value in relation to what we do. As a result, we collaborate very little intra-disciplinary. That leads to inefficient use of design skills, overlaps at best, misalignment at most, mistrust between teams,
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