Art & Craft (was "Interaction Design and Theatre")
9 Mar 2008 - 4:50pm
7 years ago
John Vaughan - ...
>> Which begs the classic IA/UxP/IxD question: "So, are you a Technician >> or an >> Artist?" > > I prefer "craft" vs. "art". The difference is in the goal: Artists > create to please themselves, with accurate or authentic > self-expression one of the important "tests" of the finished work. > Craftspersons create things that others will use. Their work is judged > on both utility and all the subtle and ineffable qualities that raise > the work out of the mundane.
Bravo and Bingo. A valuable distinction to have available when discussing
"what we do".