Ethics for Designers
Incorporating ethics into the design process
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Designers need ethics

Design has a huge influence on how people behave and live their lives. As designers, we are trained to solve problems and make people’s lives better. Rarely do we consider what 'better' actually is. It is important to understand that what we design is not neutral. In fact design is an inherently ethical activity. That’s why designers should know about ethics and learn to incorporate it in your design work. And for that, you’re in the right place.

 

 

A designer's ethical skills

To be able to engage with the ethical dimension of your designs, you'll need to start learning the following skills. The development of ethical skills allows designers to understand and engage with ethics within each different design project. Mastering your ethical skills will help you grow as a responsible designer.

 
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