Applying micro-level design criteria

It was during a talk delivered by Adaptive Path's Sarah B Nelson in 2009 that I first learned about the notion of "design criteria". I had used a variation of this approach many times in the past, but never realised it had a name, or that it would completely change the way I take on a design. Since then, I've made such a list standard practice in the initial strategy documentation for client projects, but far more important, I've started writing them for each and every design I work on.

If you don't, you should start.

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