Decolonization


A Designerly Inventory
Designing Resistance
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A Designerly Inventory

Provocations to elicit questions, prompt critical thinking and help designers reconfigure their discipline.
Danah Abdulla
By Danah Abdulla
Teach What You Need to Learn
Feminist Curricula
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Teach What You Need to Learn

A conversation about the Swedish Master program critically addressing visual standards and promoting “norm creativity.”
Johanna Lewengard
Maya Ober
Benedetta Crippa
By Johanna Lewengard, Maya Ober, Benedetta Crippa
A Rejection of the Term “Vernacular”
Epistemic Activism
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A Rejection of the Term “Vernacular”

An analysis of the colonizing word coined for the sake of othering design languages that dare to challenge Eurocentric norms.
Javier Syquia
By Javier Syquia
#Fashion #SustainableFashion #FashionFutures
Earthshaking
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#Fashion #SustainableFashion #FashionFutures

Debunking hashtags to imagine generative fashion systems in times of ecological collapse.
Carmem Saito
By Carmem Saito
Does Design Care?
Complaint Collective
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Does Design Care?

Is “care” just lip service to a new buzzword in design discourse?
Cherry-Ann Davis
Nina Paim
By Cherry-Ann Davis, Nina Paim
The Last Shift
Feminist Curricula
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The Last Shift

Field notes from La Entrega Final, or how feminist activism plays itself in the Chair of Gender and Design at FADU, Buenos Aires.
Maya Ober
By Maya Ober
The Interlocality of Typography
Politics of Display
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The Interlocality of Typography

A conversation with Yu Jiwon about the suggestions of typographic diversity in society and culture.
Rachel So Dam Jung
By Rachel So Dam Jung
Yellow
Contra-Colonial Colors
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Yellow

Framing and re-framing oppression through cinematic clichés, khaki hues, and a desert of lies.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
Culture, No Context
Politics of Display
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Culture, No Context

Face to face with the ethics of European Ethnographic Museums.
Cherry-Ann Davis
By Cherry-Ann Davis
Blue
Contra-Colonial Colors
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Blue

Bolting a chain of exploitation, from hardy rocky plants, to deep indigo dyes, and monumental stones.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins