Design for a Better World

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How do we create a better world, from person to brand to product? In a world where change must be made, design can have an important role to communicate, educate and promote that change. And designers have a big role to make a difference in our society. So join us in exploring why, and how, desi... Read more

How do we create a better world, from person to brand to product? In a world where change must be made, design can have an important role to communicate, educate and promote that change. And designers have a big role to make a difference in our society. So join us in exploring why, and how, designers should be changing the world.

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How can we practice design without harming the Planet? 🌎

How can designers build eco-conscious design practices? What exactly is design’s role in the climate movement? And what other communities and industries should we look to for the way forward?Right now, we are taking more than we give from the Earth. The way w…

 
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First things first

Our time and energy are increasingly used to manufacture demand, to exploit populations, to extract resources, to fill landfills, to pollute the air, to promote colonization, and to propel our planet’s sixth mass extinction.We have helped to create comfortabl…

 
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Subverted Design

If you are not familiar with the term, Dark Patterns are the use of cheap user interface tricks and psychological manipulation to get users to act against their own best interests. User Experience consultant Chris Nodder wrote Evil By Design, a fantastic book…

 
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Can innovative design get us out of the mess it helped create?

One of the first winners of Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards, which launched in 2012, was the BioLite CampStove, a portable device for turning biomass into a heat source that cooks food, charges gadgets, and produces fewer toxic emissions. Another w…

 
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Community Based Design

To solve big-scale design problems, Don Norman recommends engaging with the community that has these problems and leveraging existing creativity and experience.