A Designer’s Path to Empathy

The objective of any product designer is not to become a design machine that simply churns out many designs or just ships a lot of stuff. Instead, our primary goal should be to understand the people who will be using our tools. We need to take the time to investigate the needs and pain points of the people we’re designing for. We can’t always be perfect, but prioritizing people inspires us to improve our tools nonstop.

https://medium.com/facebook-design-business-tools/a-designers-path-to-empathy-my-first-four-steps-7edbc9f42d8e

The objective of any product designer is not to become a design machine that simply churns out many designs or just ships a lot of stuff. Instead, our primary goal should be to understand the people who will be using our tools. We need to take the time to investigate the needs and pain points of the people we’re designing for. We can’t always be perfect, but prioritizing people inspires us to improve our tools nonstop.

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