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by Kaleena Sales (Author)Format: Paperback / softback 192 pagesPublisher: Chronicle BooksImprint: Chronicle BooksISBN: 9781797223629Published: 23 Nov 2023
A collection of beautifully illustrated essays and interviews presenting a rich, inclusive, contemporary, and global vision of design diversity. As the design industry re-examines its emphasis on Eurocentric ideologies and wrestles with its conventional practices, Centered advocates for highlighting and giving a voice to the people, places, methods, ideas, and beliefs that have been eclipsed or excluded by dominant design movements. Curated by Kaleena Sales, a powerful voice and noted advocate for diversity in the design community, the thirteen essays and interviews in this volume will feature important and underrepresented design work and projects like: Gee's Bend Quilters, by Stephen Child and Isabella D'Agnenica A Chinese Typographic Archive, by YuJune Park and Caspar Lam Indigenous Sovereignty and Design: An Interview with Sadie Red Wing (Her Shawl is Yellow) The Truck Art of India, by Shantanu Suman New Lessons from the Bauhaus: An Interview with Ellen Lupton Vocal Type: An Interview with Tre Seals Decolonizing Graphic Design, A Must, by Cheryl D.Miller And more A must-read for design practitioners, educators, students, and anyone interested in expanding narratives and gaining a more inclusive understanding of design.
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