Appropriateness of User Experience Design

  • Wei Yu
  • Yun YangEmail author
  • Yanan Ni
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 850)


In the Internet era, though the user-centered design discipline plays a promoting role in modern design, the significance of user experience design is greatly overstated. It concerns the feeling of people carefully and tries to meet the physiological and psychological need of users. How can we keep the appropriateness of “people oriented”? Today we find ourselves in an ever more globalized world in economy and culture. Designers encounter the puzzle brought about by over-commercialization and over people oriented as well as human being’s evolution safety and the challenge of global ecological environment deterioration. As driven by commercial interests, over design is made to meet users’ demand without a bottom line, which makes users overindulges in and depends on the so-called people-oriented design in the depth of commercial interest first, over use of ecological resources and other design ethics questions. This paper tries to cooperate the appropriateness rule of the “people oriented” idea of design activities with the idea of Chinese traditional “harmony between the universe and humanity”, absorb nutrients from oriental culture and rethink professional ethics, social responsibility and environmental protection mission of designers, which has practical significance and theoretical value to help designers to handle the harmonious and sustainable development relation between humanity and true self, humanity and society system as well as humanity and nature.


Design ethics Oriental culture People oriented 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Art, Design and MediaEast China University of Science and TechnologyShanghaiChina

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