All the way from Småland, the collected views, amusements and inspirations of a bunch of copywriters working at IKEA Communications. Here comes the small print: "The posts here are the authors own and are not necessarily the views of IKEA." Hopefully nothing else we put on here will be as boring as that.
“This is my feeling about jargon.
It’s there to disguise the fact that someone can’t do the job.
Our job should always be to simplify things, not complicate them.
The best people always keep things really simple.
Einstein said “If you can’t explain it to an 11 year old, you don’t really understand it.”
I think that’s where a lot of us are at nowadays.
We couldn’t explain what we do to an 11 year old.
We’ve gone back to the days of Mad Men, dull patronising advertising hiding behind jargon.”