Setting a budget is one thing. That’s the easiest part of the whole process. Setting a budget is exciting, but it’s no joke. The hard part is following that budget. Depending on how strict the financial goals you have in mind are, the difficulty in maintaining said budget can vary a lot.
The world is so full of brilliant minds. They’re everywhere, innovating the most incredible technologies. Innovation in consumer products is fine, but there lies a problem here. These brilliant individuals come up with solutions to problems that do not exist, rather than solutions to problems that DO exist. Bare with me.
My thought process lately has been a bit scrambled. There are plenty of reasons why this has happened, but none really justify upsetting the inner balance that keeps me level-headed most days.
I’ve come to realize that there’s a very obvious contradiction in my everyday life. I have a minimalist mindset. The work I do as a designer, I strive for simplicity and minimalism. Even the problems or issues I cycle in my brain, I seek simplicity in the solutions. “Have I solved this before? How can I solve it now.”