Happy new year! This article will talk about my personal observation and prediction of 5 product and visual design trends in 2021.
What is ethical design? According to Encyclopedia.com —
Design ethics concerns moral behavior and responsible choices in the practice of design. It guides how designers work with clients, colleagues, and the end users of products, how they conduct the design process, how they determine the features of products, and how they assess the ethical significance or moral worth of the products that result from the activity of designing.
To be more specific, the ethical design is about keeping goodness in mind by respecting people’s time and personal needs. When designing, be kind, and consider what would benefit people the most. Keeping the same level of great user experience, your product should respect data privacy, accessibility, and adaptability. Providing a dark mode switch, a high contrast option, a tryout version that does not require signup, an AUTH sign-in without the need of typing in username and password, are some obvious examples. …