Design Ethics

Advertising has the power to influence, so designer’s need to truly think about their value system and ethics. What ideologies are you willing to communicate and promote? Are these in line with your personal belief system? Design is powerful and it is up to you to discern between the costs and the benefits. Or…maybe the government will step in and decide for you? In the case below, I support the intervention…

via Spain to Ban Some Prime-time Diet, Beauty Ads
LONDON ( — Marketers in Spain could be banned from advertising certain beauty products and services before 10 p.m., as the government attempts to stamp out the growing number of eating disorders and improve the mental health of young women fixated on their weight and appearance.

About Author

My name is Diana Lodi. I have a M.A. in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design and a B.A. in Fine Art from Flagler College. I am a Designer and Educator specializing in designing for experiences. My research interests include understanding design trends, society and technology and how all three combine to become the driving force behind design.

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