Design history

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Histories Neglected by History
Against the Grain
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Histories Neglected by History

The textbook closing the gap on the history of Arab graphic design.
Ghalia Elsrakbi
By Ghalia Elsrakbi
Finding Serendipity
Feminist Findings
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Finding Serendipity

Starting a feminist history of Swiss graphic design by calling up a neighbor.
Noemi Parisi
By Noemi Parisi
Is It Sexy or Satire?
Feminist Findings
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Is It Sexy or Satire?

How a British publishing empire capitalized on the women’s movement in the late 60s.
Floriane Misslin
By Floriane Misslin
To All My Sisters Inside,
Feminist Findings
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To All My Sisters Inside,

How lesbian arts journal Sinister Wisdom falls into the hands (and minds) of womxn loving womxn in prison.
Phoebe Eustance
By Phoebe Eustance
A Colonial History of the Color Red
Objects of Interest
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A Colonial History of the Color Red

Tracing the bloodline of an ink from sixteenth century Abya Yala to the National Gallery in London.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
When a House is Not a Home
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When a House is Not a Home

The design of matchbox houses in South Africa and the challenges of COVID-19.
Lebogang Mokoena
By Lebogang Mokoena
“Every Book We Do is Special”
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“Every Book We Do is Special”

Urvashi Butalia on co-founding India’s first feminist press.
Zenobia Ahmed
By Zenobia Ahmed
The Proverbial Cat 
of Publishing
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The Proverbial Cat 
of Publishing

On the appearances and disappearances of a New Orleans newspaper for women.
Mariachiara De Leo
By Mariachiara De Leo
Futuress Beginnings
LETTER FROM THE EDITORS
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Futuress Beginnings

An online magazine on the politics of design, a community space for transnational solidarity.
Futuress
By Futuress
A Room of Our Own
Exhibitions
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A Room of Our Own

The L.i.P. Collective’s research, exploding across the walls of A—Z in Berlin.
Futuress
By Futuress