Why Compromise Is the Great Design Superpower

The more important your work, the more trade-offs you have to make

Benek Lisefski
Jan 16, 2020 · 5 min read
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There are no perfect design outcomes. Real projects rarely end up looking like Dribbble shots. Designers are never satisfied with their work.

The perfectionist in me doesn’t want to admit it, but these are truths of digital design. Every design…