People face tough choices in their lives everyday — choices without one clear winner. Perhaps available choices have different advantages, or all choices involve some kind of compromise. Content should illuminate what’s at stake when making these choices. In many situations, content fails to do this. It hides what’s at stake, doing so in the name of simplicity.
It's quite common among designers to believe that following trends is a crucial part of their job. Being constantly up-to-date is seen as mandatory. Many designers evaluate the work of others through a prism of trends - tagging something as #old can be seen as an insult, as if not fitting the most recent style would automatically make the whole project less valuable.
When a client is stumped, it's your job to save the day
After being a writer for about a year, I recently started to work as a Technical Editor for Hongkiat.com (HKDC) as well. As this is my first editorial role, I’m learning on the job guided by an experienced and professional editorial team.