Saturday, March 11, 2006

Design for social justice

A good article about design and society...

"Core77 just published a highly recommendable thought piece by the Design Council's Jenny Winhall on the power we have as designers in shaping the society in which we live.

It is a strong and well-crafted article that describes many of the reasons why I (and my partners, I may say) am involved in user experience design and are so enthusiastic about it.

Jennie Winhall, who is a senior design strategist for RED, the social and economic 'do tank' within the UK Design Council, claims that when one seriously starts reflecting on the many ways that design governs us, we realise, that design and therefore leadership are value-based. Designers and leaders shape preferences. "   continued ...   (Via Putting people first)

design for social justice

design for social justice

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