Designers should vow to produce things that are meaningful additions to the world

“In an ideal world, social responsibility would be a prerequisite for design, and designers would vow to produce beautiful, useful, positive, responsible, functional, and economical things and concepts that are meaningful additions to—or sometimes subtractions from—the world we live in. Indeed, design deserves such thoughtful consideration.” - Paola Antonelli

“In an ideal world, social responsibility would be a prerequisite for design, and designers would vow to produce beautiful, useful, positive, responsible, functional, and economical things and concepts that are meaningful additions to—or sometimes subtractions from—the world we live in. Indeed, design deserves such thoughtful consideration.” – Paola Antonelli

Read more from Paola, senior curator of design and architecture at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, in her article “Core Principles” from Seed Magazine.

Thanks to @nonperishable and @21xdesign for sharing this article on Twitter!

Catriona Cornett

I am a User Experience Designer with a passion for making people’s lives better through design. I have helped over a dozen organizations obtain a competitive advantage by delivering great user experiences across desktop, mobile, tablet and other channels.

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