Tyson’s Law

Tyson Green is an experienced designer at Bungie. I rarely work with him myself, but other designers who have will often quote this rule of his: Always solve two problems with every design. Implied here is the idea that most designs can solve multiple problems, and by following this rule design elements Read more…

Clay’s Law

Chris Clay was a senior designer I worked with at Turbine. Sometimes we would spend a lot of time in the weeds, talking about a design tweak in a meeting. When we did that, he would sometimes end the meeting by invoking his rule, that the rest of us dubbed Clay’s Read more…