What Does It Mean to Decolonize Design?

Dismantling design history 101

AIGA Eye on Design
Jun 12, 2019 · 8 min read
Illustration: Anoushka Khandwala

By Anoushka Khandwala

“Decolonization” is a word we’re increasingly hearing at design events, often being used interchangeably with “diversity.” It’s important to emphasize that while the terms are linked, they shouldn’t be confused. Diversity is about bringing more people to the table. Decolonization is about changing…

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