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Dribbble and The Creation of The Useless Designer →
I am really confused as to what’s happening on Dribbble lately, I feel like it has completely lost the essence of what design is meant to be about. Yes, Dribbble was always a place for aesthetic simulation but it had some sort of connection to actual useful products.
Today the Dribbble community grew into desiring complete aesthetic Porn, with “function” going out the window and only caring about “form”. Designers are sitting there for hours trying to make a “shot” beautiful, without any utility behind it.
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via Fabricio Teixeira