I was looking through some old websites I bookmarked today and I stumbled upon Hongkiat.com where I saw an article about customizing your Android phone’s home screen. While reading the article I saw a theme that resonated with me and my love of surfing. Within minutes I was thinking that I should have my students customize their smart phones as a short project in one of my classes.
Design is all around us. Everyday. Everywhere. I believe design is an instrument of organization, a means of relating objects to people, a medium for persuasion, and a way for humans to cope with the complexity of daily life. Right now, my life is pretty complex… I’d love to have a home screen on my phone to help remind me to put things in perspective—I think I may have found a new project to work on over Christmas break and I couldn’t be happier.