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5. Design Is a Team Sport

How to Work on a Startup Team
Tony Jing1 
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San Francisco, California, USA
 
If you look at the definition of the word design as a noun, it will likely read something like this:

A design is a drawing which someone produces to show how they would like something to be built or made. 1

While this definition is perfectly applicable to most types of design work, this chapter will expand on this definition, to establish a new definition of design—one that relates to building products in startups in a team setting.

Twenty years ago, product design was a term reserved for the design of physical products, and it was often used interchangeably ...

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