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Dear Designer

Dear Designer: Don’t Just Cover Your Ass

Instead of blaming others for bad work, take the opportunity to do the job right

Illustration: Nick Little

Dear Mike,

You keep talking about how designers have to take responsibility, but the real power within organizations is with engineers and product managers. All the shit is their fault




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