D421: representing black designers in America
In August of 2008, thirteen designers from a broad variety of disciplines and backgrounds met to discuss our individual and collective experiences as practitioners and educators in the design ﬁeld. The importance of staying connected to one another, sharing our success stories with others in the industry and within communities of color, encouraging diversity within the design industry, and inﬂuencing the growth and development of the next generation of designers were key themes of the discussion. As such, it became clear that an entity, a network of sorts, was needed to help facilitate these conversations and initiatives.
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