A few months ago my friend RJ told me that I should check follow Jennifer Daniel on Twitter. Since then, I've enjoyed her work in the New York Times and Medium, and have developed a great appreciation for her clever and un-serious online presence. Today I happened to find her Creative Mornings SF video for the series on Shock, and it was one of the most refreshing and thought provoking talks on design I have heard in a while. I found it at the perfect time-- I've been doing a lot of navel gazing lately and it really helped me pull my head out of my ass.
I have collected a few of my favorite quotes and included the full video at the bottom of this post. For anyone practicing or interested in the field of design, I highly recommend making time to watch it.
On the misplaced elevation of design:
On the mantra "Design can change the world":
More on San Francisco: