Want to hire a designer? Little do you know that your needs aren’t all that important. Your designer is more interested in the bleeding edge website they’ve just visited or the prestigious design annual they’ve just read. Don’t worry, they’ll mimic what they’ve seen for you.
Schuster, D. (2011, January 4). Debunking the user experience [Web log post]. unmatchedstyle. Retrieved from http://unmatchedstyle.com/news/debunking-user-experience.php
I’ve had experience with designers like these. It wasn’t pleasant. But I work with better designers today.