Designers

If something is beautiful, it may be easier to use. […] Designers […] build “forgiveness” (a wonderful name for a design principle) to help us avoid mistakes and recover easily from them.*
(Warren Berger)

We can grasp the fact that at any moment what seems most certain to us is an illusion. It is an illusion in that it precedes a further revelation of ourselves.**
(M. C. Richards)

Given that

research suggests that we simply respond better, on a gut level, to smooth, curved, and symmetrical designs as opposed to rough, angular jagged, or uneven shapes*

here are some more features we can build into our operating stories to make life smoother for others and for ourselves:

compassion
kindness
humility
meekness
patience
forbearance
love
harmony.

We are all designers.

(*From Warren Berger’s Glimmer.)
(**From M. C. Richards’ Centering.)

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