June 2007 Archives
Rick Poynor has responded in Print to his critics on the prominent design blog Speak Up. The heart of his short response is a list of eight qualities that all published writing should possess, e.g. "Exceptional knowledge of the subject" and "Originality of individual sensibility and approach." As interactive and informative as the blog form can be, Poynor argues, without these eight timeless qualities it can't have "value as writing and commentary."