Mike Montiero

Mike is the co-founder and design director of Mule Design, an interactive design studio whose work has been called “delightfully hostile” by The New Yorker. He has written the books Design is a Job and You're My Favorite Client.

In 2014 he won .net’s Talk of the Year award for “How Designers Destroyed the World,” a screed about designers taking responsibility for their work.

 

This is the Golden Age of Design! …and We're Screwed

February 9, 2016 | 4:30 PM

Everywhere I look companies are hiring designers! Two hundred over here! A thousand over here! We need a lot of them and we need them fast. Finally! Companies have come to understand the importance of design in building successful products and services. Isn't that great?

Except where in the world are we going to find a thousand designers? And how good can we expect a thousand of anything to be? And how in the world do you incorporate them into your company?