The intensity ebbs and flows, but the premise is the same: what can we do change the makeup of the graphic design community so it reflects the multicultural world we live in? Supporting the Black Interior Designers Network and the Black Artists + Designers Guild, and hiring Black designers for your own projects is another great way to promote inclusivity in the design world. Keia McSwain. Vladimir Tomilov . This organization is the first to focus on empowering its membership and education through maintaining diverse design perspectives within world culture. 05. Black designers Mikel Welch, Justina Blakeney, Michel Smith Boyd, Sheila Bridges, Keita Turner, Delia Kenza, and more speak out about their experience in the design world as a Black person. Instagram @keiamcswain. Knoll Announces Inaugural Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students. Black interior designers are—of course—not a new force in the field. Knoll is calling for applications for its 'Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students,' created to develop the next generation of Black architects, graphic designers, industrial and architectural engineers, interior designers and industrial designers. His extensive portfolio includes inspirational concepts and creations in everything from iPhone and tablet cases to bikes, golf clubs and cheese slices. Let’s look at what we know. Over the weekend, ID professor Hector Silva livestreamed a Zoom meeting with Twitter; Facebook; LinkedIn; Email; The topic of racial diversity in the graphic design community has been going on for well over 20 years. The Organization of Black Designers is an organization founded in 1990 with a focus on interior, fashion, architectural, and graphic designers. Swedish-born industrial designer Mika Bektor graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2010 as a Scholar All American with a BFA in Industrial Design. Where are the Black designers? This story has been syndicated from MyDomaine. Industrial style refers to frill and fuss-free no-nonsense decor that takes inspiration from the lofty look of warehouses, factories, and other industrial structures.Industrial style decor comprises of stripped back architectural details including the use of bare bricks, metals, and wood, as … 01 of 30.