Event description

Like every other human being on the planet we share, designers are part of the social contract. By choosing to be a designer you are choosing to affect the people who come in contact with your work. Learn how to tell if your work will hurt or help those people and how to measure social impact alongside shareholder value.

This talk with be followed by a a Design Ethics workshop with Mike on June 8th at Pier 27.

Mike Monteiro is the co-founder and design director of Mule Design, a San Francisco based design agency, Mike is super passionate about not fucking up the world, because that’s where he keeps his stuff. Besides sharing his knowledge at conferences all over the world, he has written 2 popular books, “Design is a Job” and “You’re My Favorite Client”. Mike received the 2014 Net award for Conference Talk of the Year for his inspirational polemic on responsibility, “How Designers Destroyed the World.”

*It is our goal to make programming available to everyone therefore a limited number of scholarships and free tickets are available to those in financial need. Please contact harper@sfdesignweek.org for details. Please include in the subject line, “Design Ethics with Mike Monteiro.”


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