A website that is done behind closed doors and then revealed all ready and “finished” goes in the opposite direction of everything we propose in our ways of working. This static product expires as soon as it’s done because we are not showing how it got done. All the things we explored and learned, all the tests and prototypes, all the things that got tossed or are in the list of things we would like to still do, all the feedback we didn’t get. Because it’s a case-closed instead of an open book.
Are you eager to share with others what you do or what you have been learning and to have meaningful conversations but feel let down and overstimulated by the fast-consumption communication we all scroll through on social media?
We have distanced ourselves from other human beings. We’ve distanced ourselves from Caring. We’re not always ok, and that is OK, too. I have an urge to emphasise the need and importance of care in places where it’s not usually expected or welcomed (for instance in the work teams, on the street, in any situation […]
We all have different ways to get through living. There’s no right or wrong in most of them, and whether we agree or not with some of them at first sight, there’s no way of skipping experience and acknowledging we have a role in it. As a team it all comes to syncing both our goals and our ways. It isn’t an easy task, needs a lot of jumping through a lot of hoops, so we better experiment as much as we can, making sure we’re grooving it.
At Komuhn we asked ourselves what this would look like. We put ourselves on a path to understand and allow change, complexity, difference, nuance, polarity. We did it because we think that if we want to do better we can’t stop growing. We have to be able and willing to always be curious and kind and optimistic. And this brings change and lots of it. We have outgrown ourselves.