What Is a Critique?
Definition: A design critique refers to analyzing a design, and giving feedback on whether it meets its objectives.
A design critique usually manifests as a group conversation with the ultimate goal of improving a design. It does not mean simply judging a design.
There are two distinct breeds of design critiques: standalone critiques and design reviews . Standalone critiques are gatherings with the sole purpose of improving a particular piece of work. Design reviews, in contrast, are usually evaluations of a design based on a set of heuristics; they can be done by a usability expert or in a meeting held at the end of the...