<iframe title="Why Are Designers & Creatives Elitist Jerks?" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HfJVeYILftc?feature=oembed" height="113" width="200" style="aspect-ratio: 1.76991 / 1; width: 100%; height: 100%;" allowfullscreen="" allow="fullscreen"></iframe> **Duration:** 19:33 **Language:** **Complexity:** **Topics:** # šŸ“’ Personal Notes --- date: 2024-03-20 --- # YouTube ![]() ## Description: -> [Youtube video Link](https://www.youtube.com/embed/HfJVeYILftc) ## Summary: The video talks about the theatrical and performative aspects of the design profession, particularly focusing on elitism in creative industries and the impact of the internet on design culture. - The design industry can be elitist, emphasizing appearances through behaviors like being overly critical and winning design awards without much context or validity. - The internet has democratized information, creating a shift towards authenticity, inclusivity, and open-source attitudes in design. - Successful design requires a balance of high standards and kindness, focusing on collaboration, communication, and empathy. ### Topics & Themes: - Elitism - Internet Influence - Collaboration - Accessibility & Inclusivity.