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Open letter to the Design Community: Stand Up for Democracy

Open Letter to the Design Community:
Stand Up for Democracy

1. There is no need to point out that we are now in difficult and
dangerous times. For many years we were living in a world that, despite its problems, has been nevertheless engaged in a democratization process whereby human rights, fundamental freedoms and opportunities for personal development were increasing. Today, this whole picture has changed. Attacks on democracy are active in several countries, including the ones where
democracy seemed to be unshakable.

2. In these new times, the design community (practitioners, researchers, theorists, students, journalists, publishers and curators who are professionally involved in design- related activities) should stand up, speak out and act. To do that we do not have to share the same idea of what democracy is. It is enough to recognize the strong convergence between democracy and design.

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Design Census 2016

Design Census 2016

UNDER­STANDING THE STATE OF DESIGN AND THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT

Google and AIGA are pleased to announce the first annual Design Census—an open and collaborative resource for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping the design practice today. It is free and open to everyone, and its goal is to empower the design community to take charge of its professional development and happiness.

SURVEY CLOSED BUT YOU CAN GET INVOLVED!

This information is free and open to everyone, and we want you to get involved.
We encourage everyone to respond to the #designcensus16 results by creating content that
represents their opinions, lives, and work—whether it’s a poster, a microsite, an article, or a
GIF, we want to hear from you:

 

 

2. Submit your entry

 

SEE THE RESULTS OF THE DESIGN DATA CENSUS 2016

 

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