When Design is Ubiquitous
Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
You end up with a shelf of $2 energy drinks that looks like this:
Good design used to be purview of the few, and was therefore a competitive advantage. In some categories, that’s still true (e.g., Method detergent). But once good design is ubiquitous, what happens to design-oriented companies? Will Oxo and Alessi and Method and Target need to develop new points of difference?