Design direction survey insights
To help us gain an initial understanding of what W3C are looking for in their design solution, we asked them a few questions. The team had some fantastic descriptions to help us, we’ve listed some extracts below.
Approachable / friendly / helpful / caring / compassion / inclusive / responsive / understandable / accessible / welcoming / inviting / communicative / collaborative / open
Knowledgeable / informational / smart / educated / wise / expert / serious / professional / mature / precise / accurate / reliable / thorough / technical / rigorous / comprehensive
Authoritative / exemplary / official / confident / origin / source / standard / process / persistent / longevity / stable / trustworth / respected / organized / trustworthy
Global / world-wide / international / inclusive / connected / universal
Fair / equality / impartial / neutral / consensual + straightforward / transparent / open / consensual / participatory / grass-roots
Idealistic / purposeful / public good / value-based / better / ambitious / brave
The homo Universalis, interested in everything: art, culture, technology, law, language… And good at it, too.
The perfect engineer, whose brilliant work, despite his best intentions, still caused somebody to die.
Constructive, helpful, kind.
Geeky, smart, respected, kind.
Respected; bridging old and new; traditional but progressive.
Because he’s firm and transparent in his policies and is also open to different points of view backed by science and evidence.
Not embarrassed to be techy-nerd but also really creative and cool.
Smart, explains things simply, but still fun.
He explained things simply and clearly, in a relaxing tone.
Trusted, humble, grounded.
Its role is communicating and educating. It arbitrates between stakeholders in the web and teaches the public about the resulting technology and standards.
The most beautiful star of all. She was the protective cherub, made music, and is said to have been the director of Paradise management.
But with web browser standards instead of beet farming and paper.
No-bullshit and reliable, and mostly in the background.
Because you have to push boundaries to reach out to people, direct and no BS, no pleasantries, clearly-stated positions.
The president of a democratic country, because its authoritative output is the result of a collective effort.
Someone who will not be annoying, just doing their job, and go away.
My wise, knowledgeable aunt that always provides good information and advice.
A good friend that coaches me to deliver high-quality web experiences for all users by using innovative web technologies in the best possible way.
A trustworthy, wonky, intelligent neighbor you can always turn to for information, answers and tools. always planning things for the community and willing to help out.
A friend trying to organize a group meal for a few billion people.
Right now? A scholarly hermit that holds a lot of knowledge, but people don’t understand him.