If you follow us on Instagram, you might have caught our #studiocare posts. We’ve been sharing the strategies we’re putting into practice to take better care of ourselves and of each other. Our latest post is about digital safety: In the face of threats to data privacy and online safety, there are steps we can […]

 

I delivered this brief provocation at Technology and its Discontents: Building Power for a New Paradigm, the launch event for the New School’s Digital Equity Laboratory: The Milano School of Public & Urban Policy is proud to announce the launch of its new trans-disciplinary center, the Digital Equity Laboratory (DEL). To support collaboration and strategic intervention to […]

 

This post originally appeared on designjusticenetwork.org Design’s power lies in its mediation of daily life. Through branding, design communicates the financial status of consumers. Through art direction, it sets standards for which bodies are considered normal and desirable. Through architecture and urban planning, it determines what our neighborhoods look like. These are not just forms […]

 

On June 21, 2015, 30 people gathered in a session called “Generating Shared Principles for Design Justice” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit. The participants identified as designers, artists, technologists, and community organizers. Participants discussing a design for social impact story The hope was to start shaping a shared definition of “design justice” — […]