Artificial intelligence (AI) already started changing the way we live, work and create. It is not only automating our tasks, but also generating new ideas.
But what does this mean for the design industry?
AI is able to generate new design ideas based on some text inputs or existing images. That way designers can explore different perspectives that they didn’t consider before. AI can also help spark inspirations when designers are stuck at one point.
AI can be used for automating repetitive tasks and therefore it can save time and effort. Accordingly, designers can focus more on creative aspects rather than unnecessary tasks.
While using AI-generated content, designers should consider these questions:
- Who owns the intellectual property rights?
- Who is responsible for the quality?
What do you think is the answer to these two questions? Is it the users? The AI tools? Or someone else?
Also, do we know that AI won’t generate any harmful, offensive or misleading content?
AI can also create some legal problems. For example,
- How can designers protect their intellectual property rights?
- How can designers respect the intellectual property rights of others?
Designers should consider those as well while using AI-generated content in their work.
AI can also reduce the emotion and human touch in design.
- How can designers avoid losing their unique voice and style in their designs?
- How can designers create emotional connections and engagements with their audience?
- How can designers balance their human input and AI output?
These are the other things that designers should be aware of.
AI is changing the design industry. It’s offering both benefits and challenges. It’s helping designers enhance their creativity and efficiency. It’s also creating some ethical, legal, and emotional issues for them.
Designers need to adapt to this change and learn how to use AI effectively. They also need to be aware of the impact of their choices and actions on themselves, their audience, and their industry.
By doing so, designers can make the most of AI and create amazing designs that will delight their audience.