Good Design is Anti-Capitalist:

a Discussion of the Way the Capitalist Context Prevents Designers from Doing Their Best Work, and How to Fight Back Against It.


Nov 11, 2022
9:10 am
9:55 am
Central (UTC-6)
Sheraton New Orleans

A discussion of the way the capitalist context prevents designers from doing their best work. Capitalism demands the extraction of ever-growing profits from the user, which inevitably leads to their exploitation. As designers, we strive to give users agency, but our jobs can demand that we strip it away. How can we advocate for our users' needs when the forces of capital have stacked the deck against them?

Sketch Notes

Good Design is Anti-Capitalist:

Artist: Jina Anne