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Q&A: Why are toxic, competitive attitudes so common in the design community?



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Stedman Halliday Q&A is a column in which I’ll post long-form answers to thought-provoking questions. This particular question and its answer are reposted from thread in Designers Guild, a Facebook community that I moderate. Designers Guild consists of 10,000+ designers committed to discussing, learning, and growing together. The Question A number of discussions last week revolved around design’s prevailing cultural prioritization of competition over cooperation (the collaborative ethos we often see in software development and engineering circles, especially in