I’d be remiss if I didn’t point to Jason Goldman’s Tilde where he has been sharing his insights on product design.
The following was taken from a post on October 11:
The process of figuring out what a product is or wants to be is something you experience both as user and product builder. In both cases, there is an unfolding as you learn more and more about the nature of the product. (Assuming the product has an inner nature worth exploring and is not just some superficial attention grabber.)