It turns out that compassion also plays a role in design as it puts the designer in touch with the needs and dreams of the client or consumer.
“Wharton professor Adam Grant has studied how traits such as compassion, kindness, altruism, and empathy affect leadership and professional performance for high achievers (a group he refers to as givers). Not surprisingly, possessing qualities that make people likable also helps make them influential. So how does this relate to design? It all comes down to influence and trust.”
Read more here: https://idmbrand.com/future-of-design-is-compassion