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The why and how of effective design critiques Elevate your product, elevate your team



medium bookmark / Raindrop.io | Trying to be thoughtful. Design Lead at YouTube. Chrome, Expa, Lookout before that. Photo by on  Critiques are a time-proven way of pushing design ideas forward. Art and design schools have used them as key teaching venues for decades. And while common in corporate teams, I suspect they’re often underutilized. To start, it’s worth pointing that critiques (“crits”): Are not generative sessions (divergent, idea generation meetings). These tend to involve different project stakeholders and happen early in the design process. Are not evaluative sessions (convergent,