Over the years, I’ve developed a battery of thought-provoking questions that I ask clients before taking on a design project. With 33 questions in all, here’s one that always gets people thinking:
If your house were burning down, what’s the one thing you would grab? And why?
Minus other family members, pets and all family pictures, if you were standing on your front lawn, what one object would you safely go in and grab knowing that you are leaving everything else behind? It can be large or small, light or heavy, that doesn’t matter. It’s more about choosing an item than it is about rationalizing the logistics of moving it.
Giving this question some serious thought, I thought it would be interesting to turn the tables and answer it for myself. So here goes… Read more…