This section looks at the increasingly contentious field of design ethics. From the birth of the discipline, designers have had to attempt to satisfy all the stakeholders in the design process. Greater self-awareness and external factors such as globalization have led to ethical issues increasingly impacting on design, manufacture, and consumption.
The design industry is continually evolving, responding to and shaping technology, society, and the economy. Designers help determine how people perceive a product, how they live, and what they wish to buy. Playing such an important role, designers have an immense responsibility to society. The green design responsibilities and universal design concerns discussed at length ...