John Maeda’s 2017 Design in Tech Report Puts the Spotlight on Inclusive Design

John Maeda, Automattic’s Global Head of Computational Design and Inclusion, presented his third annual “Design in Tech” report at SXSW over the weekend. The previous reports have received more than two million views and this one is equally loaded with thought-provoking information about the future of the design industry.
“Design isn’t just about beauty; it’s about market relevance and meaningful results,” Maeda said. He highlighted how design leaders are increasingly top hires at major corporations, due to market demand. Businesses are beginning to embrace design as a fundamental tool for success....

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