Design is not only an act of creation, but an act of what to create… You are responsible for the work you put into the world as well as for the effects that work has on the world.
Mike Monteiro from Webstock 2103
Mike’s call to arms, which is posted below, should be mandated viewing for anyone who calls themselves a designer. If you don’t think design has the power to influence change, solve real problems, and determine policy, just look at the Healthcare.gov fiasco. We have the power to be more than cake decorators folks. Step up and own your work.