design politics


My Grandma is Not a Cyborg
Designing Resistance
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My Grandma is Not a Cyborg

On the oppression of everyday objects, and hacking the design gap.
Sinem Görücü
By Sinem Görücü
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
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 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
Learning from the Vernacular
Feminist Curricula
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Learning from the Vernacular

A conversation with Clara Balaguer on the copyother, ethical piracy, and trolling graphic design.
Rhys Atkinson
By Rhys Atkinson
In the Name of ♥
Politics of Display
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In the Name of ♥

Claiming the Semiotics of Power, Colonialism & Capitalism.
Charlie Thomas
By Charlie Thomas
Before and After
Politics of Display
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Before and After

Make-over fantasies, flawed dualisms, and how two images side by side can change public space.
Maryam Fanni
By Maryam Fanni
A Fashion Degree in Humanswear?
Feminist Curricula
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A Fashion Degree in Humanswear?

Students and educators doing fashion beyond binaries and norms.
Floriane Misslin
By Floriane Misslin
An Accidental Game of Telephone
Image Matters
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An Accidental Game of Telephone

How a group of women designed the Black Panther logo.
Evan Nicole Brown
By Evan Nicole Brown
Against Performative Positivity
Designing Resistance
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Against Performative Positivity

Designer, researcher and educator Danah Abdulla on consumer capitalism, complacent convenience, political ‘wokeness’, and why we should all become design dissenters.
Danah Abdulla
By Danah Abdulla