Design justice rethinks design processes, centralizing people who are normally marginalized by design and using collaborative creative practices to address current challenges in our communities. Developed during the 2015 and 2016 Allied Media Conferences, these principles help establish a shared definition of design justice.Read More
Hello Design Justice Network!
The Design Justice Network organizes people from a variety of design backgrounds including graphic, architecture, planning, visual art, and people who are impacted by design, to create work and processes according to a set of shared principles. Here are a couple important updates:
1. Finalized principles
2. Design Justice Track @ AMC 2018
3. Getting more involved & supporting the network
Call for writing & other zine submissions
The Design Justice Network AMC planning team is looking for people to contribute material to the third issue of the Design Justice zine, to be published for this year's Allied Media Conference. This is a chance to contribute design justice content that is: relevant to a session you may be presenting, related to work you are exhibiting, reflective of your experience, or creative/fictional. Besides writing, we would also be interested in photo essays, comics/illustrations, and tool kits. The Zines will be sold at the AMC as a way to fundraise for the network. For more information about design justice, please visit designjusticenetwork.org.
If you are interested in contributing, your materials must be submitted by May 25th, 2017.
Please upload your files to this google drive: http://bit.ly/djn-zine-submissions2017
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In this moment of widespread conservative backlash, we are heartened that the design field is increasingly engaging with pressing current issues, and that many designers are seeking to do social impact work. To this end, we encourage our fellow designers to view all design work as having a social impact, and to reflect on the ways in which our work can contribute to social injustice, but also build a more socially just future.Read More
The Design Justice Network Gathering brought together 30 design practitioners and community organizers who work in social justice and who wanted to connect around and collectively define the concept of Design Justice.Read More
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 organizersRead More