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What works, works

What works is better than what looks good. The looks good can change, but what works, works.

Ray Eames

I subscribe to this way of thinking too. People often get hung up on cosmetic issues instead of thinking about the core problem or need.

I recently notified users of my product that a component will go through a migration and might visually stand out from the rest of the interface. The reply:

We don’t care if it’s ugly as long as it works.

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