Don’t be afraid to undo previous work, argues designer

People within the design industry “mustn’t be afraid to undo previous work" because that’s sometimes an “essential part of the design process”, according to designer Guy Moorhouse.

Writing in a blog post for the Government Digital Service, Moorhouse explained how icons that appeared at the left-hand side of GOV.UK pages had now been removed. The icons had originally been added as a kind of navigation aid as well as a way of indicating to users what type of page they were on and the experience they could expect.

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