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Welcome to Aesthetic Crit, a critique of form and function. Whether a design is considered to be an example of the good, the bad or the ugly, we’ll cover it and, where appropriate, offer a solution, workaround or alternative perspective on how we’d address it.

Meet the Crits

Jill Specter

Jill has been a designer for over a decade and in that time has worked on a plethora of projects from print to Web. She made this blog to share her voice and experience with the world and contribute to the design community at large.

Peter Ridge

Peter is a product development and management professional whose career has spanned from computer hardware and software engineering to product packaging, print advertising and user experience design. He is a published author and has applied his skills to a variety of businesses from start up ventures to top-10 media companies.