The questions posed are far more significant than the proposed solution is the most amazing and important part of this presentation. The questions are full of possibilities and don’t point to one solution and can leverage change. A “one size fits all” product is a bit antithetical to the Wiki age but Alastair Parvin has some great observations and serious questions.
The soaring ideals, convictions and passion of youth….we all leave our esteemed academic vacuums only to meet the truth of the professional world. This truth would be the gulf between theory and practice….that school was an effort to teach you to think and motivate for the loftiest goals possible…to do something great for this world, to make a difference….and then you meet the reality of business and start to grind out a career. Rock star designers right out of school do exist and Jessica Walsh is one of very few who has proven it’s not just a fairy tale.