Harnessing design values + ethics to lead the future forward
The depths of our full potentiality are defined by the space we hold for building a rich and vibrant community of impact-based designers. As 21st century designers, our work has profound impacts on the health, safety and longevity of experiences in peoples lives. The full implications are lasting and must be met with a clear declaration of modern product team ethics and values.
The values listed below are an early consideration for keeping in deep seating a values-based mindset for practice product design in 2022.
Infiltrate through Influence | Consider influence as a kinesthetic energetic current that is systemically powerful.
Lead Without Authority | Build relationships as a natural expression of intrapreneurial energy.
View the World as Interconnected | Apply a systems design frame of mind to all design challenges, both big and small.
Forge Circular Networks | Cast your connections outward into new territories to widen and diversify perspectives.
Harness a Future Forward Mindset | View the world as ever abundant and constantly evolving forward.
Thrive in humanness | Consider the full human experience and the implications of design onto our speciation.
Design for all species for all time | Consider the design implications as it relates to all life forms, both now and in the future.
Position Design as Regenerative | Reimagine the impact of humanity as a driving force for enriching the diversity of thought and creation.
Celebrate equitable interdependence | Foster a mindset for the implications of our actions on the natural world.
Harness diverse experiences | Build open experiences spaces with an open entry point for all audiences.