As the design world comes to terms with its lack of representation, diversity and inclusion, Black designers, artists, and artisans are forging ahead, creating collectives and support groups to encourage, inspire, and promote the work of their members. Three members of one such group, the Black Artists and Designers Guild—founder Malene Barnett, interior designer Beth Diana Smith, and furniture maker Jomo Tariku—tell why such groups are so important, how social media inspires action, what they see ahead, and why they are no longer look for traditional mainstream support or press acclaim as they pursue their creative visions.
As part of NYCx Design week, The Africa Center presents a conversation among an exciting group of designers of African descent. More ...
Talking diversity in African creativity, underrepresentation in design and being good enough to interpret our own culture
Revision Path™ is an award-winning platform that showcases Black designers, artists, developers, and digital creatives from all over the world. Through weekly in-depth interviews on our podcast, you’ll learn about their work, their goals, and what inspires them as creative individuals.
Aside from the podcast, Revision Path also includes our job board, our design anthology RECOGNIZE, and our sister site 28 Days of the Web.
Revision Path was created by Maurice Cherry, and officially launched on February 28, 2013. The first interview was published on March 23, 2013, and one month later, Revision Path switched to a weekly podcast format, with interviews publishing every Monday at 10am ET.