The world is going through some fundamental changes. Governmental, Financial and Social systems that seemed to work before don’t scale too well in an increasingly connected world. People are looking for alternatives and ways to avoid beauracracy. We are beginning to slowly see the birth, re-design and iteration of new approaches to the old ways of doing stuff. Joe Fletcher recently wrote: “We’re not designers of aesthetic … We are critical thinkers who can help provide less disease, better education, better housing, and better solutions.”
So the question is:
What can we all do to continue to position designers as facilitators of positive change?
- If we’re all sort smart, why aren’t we solving any problems?
- Five Lessons from World Changers
- Global UX
- Why aren’t the Apple sites linking to this?