Goodbye Google | stopdesign

March 20, 2009

business / culture / design / google / programming

Douglas Bowman, an amazing designer, was the Visual Design Lead at Google for the last three years. He is leaving, due to the company’s culture of “a design philosophy that lives or dies strictly by the sword of data.” I post this because it is a powerful statement that could be said by many designers at many companies that are built without intentionally creating a design-friendly culture.