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Design for a Better World

Featured Editions

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Dieter Rams and Ten Principles for Good Design

At Braun, Rams introduced a systematic design, linked to form and function, products represented a utilitarian aesthetic, coming from the Ulm school. He made a significant contribution to Braun’s image.

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How can we practice design without harming the Planet?

How can designers build eco-conscious design practices? What exactly is design’s role in the climate movement? And what other communities and industries should we look to for the way forward?

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Putting people before numbers and creating a positive impact through design

Design decisions are being executed at a historically unprecedented pace and scale. And most of them are not for the sake of people but care more about business goals, numbers and making a profit.

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First things first manifesto - design is history

We, the undersigned, are designers who have been raised in a world in which we put profit over people and the planet in an attempt to keep the gears of capitalism greased and well maintained.

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Community based design

To solve big-scale design problems, Don Norman recommends engaging with the community that has these problems and leveraging existing creativity and experience.

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Can innovative design get us out of the mess it helped create?

Effective design isn’t always good design. Good design is always responsible; to users, society, and the planet.

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Subverted design

It arises ignorant design decisions being executed at a historically unprecedented pace and scale. These decisions are then preyed on by the shrewd and opportunistic.

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The science of climate change, explained

In reality, not tackling climate change will cost a lot and will cause enormous human suffering and ecological damage.

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All Editions

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How can we practice design without harming the Planet?
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Community based design
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Subverted design
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Can innovative design get us out of the mess it helped create?
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First things first
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The science of climate change, explained
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Serendipity; seeing bridges where others see gaps, taking actions to create smart luck
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Putting people before numbers and creating a positive impact through design
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Dieter Rams and Ten Principles for Good Design
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Designing for the Environment