What does "good design" mean in a subjective universe? No matter the discipline, good design is a network of systematic responses that addresses needs on a daily basis and solves the problems of today. Yet human beings, in the great spectrum of their physical and emotional responses, have a wide variety of needs. Therefore, how can the concept of "good design" apply to all people? Dwell Editor in Chief Amanda Dameron examines how modern strides in accessibility and universal design, coupled with integral empathy on the part of the designer, results in extraordinary design for humankind.