A brief history of Ux-topia

Remembering UX’s brave new worlds

Thomas More’s book Utopia wasn’t just a landmark moment in the history of fiction, it also influenced generations of philosophers and shaped the intellectual foundations of democracy and socialism during the 18th century ‘enlightenment’. Utopia’s influence is also found in agile methodologies and design sprints, the broad disciplines that encompass modern product, UX and customer experience design.

The question is how does a 16th century book still influence the thinking of people working at the…