As designers we have a responsibility for what we make and how it affects the world.

Diagram of the Paper Giant ethics framework showing: positionality, participation, representation, before the project, during the project and after the project (all interconnected)
The Paper Giant ethics framework

Earlier this year Paper Giant Co-founder and Design Director, Reuben Stanton delivered a compelling talk at the Design Research Australia conference 2018.

His talk presents a framework that we’ve been exploring at Paper Giant, for thinking through ethical issues in design research and addresses the need to take responsibility for what we make, and how it affects the world.

Read the full transcript here.