article: why mac computer systems reduce creativity

Here’s an interesting article by Terence Love.

Critical review of professional design practice, creativity and quality improvement in design is weak in the design literature relating to design processes and the computer technologies that support them. This paper takes a systems perspective focusing on the role of professional design practice and its relationships with creativity, quality improvement and computer hardware and software used by designers.The analyses developed in this paper indicate that professional design practices along with tools, processes and regarded as ‘creative’ or supporting creativity structurally inhibit creativity and quality improvement in design.