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18 Ways Doctor Who Made Me a Better Designer — Wellington UX Meet-up

18 Ways Doctor Who Made Me a Better Designer — Wellington UX Meet-up

18 practical rules of design learned from watching the classic BBC show Doctor Who.

Jason CranfordTeague

October 15, 2016
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  1. www.cranfordteague.com Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign 18 WAYS DOCTOR

    WHO made me a better designer
  2. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME

    A BETTER DESIGNER
  3. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME

    A BETTER DESIGNER 1994
  4. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME

    A BETTER DESIGNER 1998
  5. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME

    A BETTER DESIGNER 2006
  6. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME

    A BETTER DESIGNER NOW
  7. THE FUTURE… Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO

    MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  8. EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT 
 CREATIVITY I LEARNED WATCHING 


    DOCTOR WHO Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  9. 01. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS AN ORDINARY HUMAN

    Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  10. INTRODUCE YOURSELVES "MY NAME IS [NAME]. 
 I AM NOT

    A USER. 
 I AM A HUMAN BEING." Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  11. 02. THERE'S A LOT OF THINGS YOU NEED TO GET

    ACROSS THIS UNIVERSE. WARP DRIVE… WORMHOLE REFRACTORS… YOU KNOW THE THING YOU NEED MOST OF ALL? YOU NEED A HAND TO HOLD Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  12. EVERYBODY HOLD HANDS Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  13. 03. THE TROUBLE WITH COMPUTERS IS, THEY'RE VERY SOPHISTICATED IDIOTS.

    
 THEY DO EXACTLY WHAT YOU TELL THEM AT AMAZING SPEEDS Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  14. DRAW A SHAPE Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  15. 04. WIBLY-WOBLY-TIMEY-WIMEY Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO

    MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  16. WHAT TIME IS IT? WHERE ARE YOU? Jason Cranford Teague

    @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  17. 05. WHENEVER YOU GO INTO A NEW SITUATION, YOU MUST

    ALWAYS BELIEVE THE BEST UNTIL YOU FIND OUT EXACTLY WHAT THE SITUATION'S ALL ABOUT. THEN, BELIEVE THE WORST Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  18. NAME SOMETHING YOU BELIEVE TO BE ABSOLUTELY TRUE. Jason Cranford

    Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  19. 06. CHANGE THE POLARITY OF THE NEUTRON FLOW. Jason Cranford

    Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  20. CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  21. 07. IT'S BIGGER ON THE INSIDE THAN THE OUTSIDE Jason

    Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  22. CLEAR YOUR MIND Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  23. 08. THE LEAST IMPORTANT THINGS LEAD TO THE GREATEST DISCOVERIES

    Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  24. WHAT’S IN YOUR POCKET? Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign

    DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  25. 09. WOULD YOU LIKE A JELLY BABY? Jason Cranford Teague

    @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  26. GIVE SOMETHING TO THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU. Jason Cranford

    Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  27. 10. THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING TO LOOK AT IF YOU 


    OPEN YOUR EYES Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  28. CLOSE YOUR EYES Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  29. 11. SPOILERS, SWEETIE Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  30. WHAT IS YOUR FUTURE? Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign

    DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  31. 12. EVEN THE SONIC SCREWDRIVER WON'T GET ME OUT OF

    
 THIS ONE! Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  32. HOW HAS YOUR FAVORITE DESIGN TOOL FAILED YOU? Jason Cranford

    Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  33. 13. ANSWERS ARE EASY. 
 IT'S ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

    WHICH IS HARD Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  34. THINK OF A QUESTION AND ANSWER. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct

    | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  35. 14. I LOVE HUMANS… 
 ALWAYS SEEING PATTERNS IN THINGS

    THAT AREN'T THERE Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  36. FIND A FACE Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR

    WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  37. 15. TIME WILL TELL, 
 IT ALWAYS DOES Jason Cranford

    Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  38. PATIENCE Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE

    ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  39. 16. THE VERY POWERFUL AND THE VERY STUPID HAVE ONE

    THING IN COMMON. THEY DON'T ALTER THEIR VIEWS TO FIT THE FACTS. THEY ALTER THE FACTS TO FIT THEIR VIEWS Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  40. REMEMBER THAT THING YOUR THOUGHT WAS ABSOLUTELY TRUE? IT’S WRONG.

    TELL US WHY. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  41. 17. HOLD TIGHT AND 
 PRETEND IT'S A PLAN Jason

    Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  42. I HAVE NO PLAN Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign

    DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  43. 18. WE'RE ALL STORIES, 
 IN THE END… JUST MAKE

    IT A GOOD ONE, EH? Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  44. TELL US A STORY. Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign

    DOCTOR WHO MADE ME A BETTER DESIGNER
  45. www.cranfordteague.com Jason Cranford Teague @jasonct | #WhoDesign 18 WAYS DOCTOR

    WHO made me a better designer