April 29, 2016

African Americans

#TGIT Week 20: Scandal

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Thursday Open Thread: Black Industrial Designers


Stephen Burks For over a decade, Stephen Burks has dedicated his work to building a bridge between authentic craft traditions, industrial manufacturing, and contemporary design. Since 2005, Burks has consulted with nonprofits including Aid to … [Read more...]

The Underground Discussion Thread

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#Empire Wednesday S2 Ep15: “More Than Kin”

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Wednesday Open Thread: Black Industrial Designers


Today's featured designers are a legend in North Carolina furniture craftsmanship (the wood furniture capitol of the USA) and a designer determined to continue that legacy. Thomas Day (c. 1801 – 1861) was a free black American furniture … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Industrial Designers

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Graphic Design is a subset of the Industrial Design family. Also known as communication design, it is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and textual content. The form of the communication can be physical … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Industrial Designers


OK, you may be like me and didn't really know what Industrial Design entailed...(or probably you do and I just be not knowing!) This week we'll feature furniture designers, appliance designers, typographers, graphic design...who knew? Did you ever … [Read more...]