Digital Library

A digital collection of black design resources

Black Type Designers & Foundry Owners

Black Type Designers & Foundry Owners

W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

The Black Experience in Graphic Design: 1968 and 2020

The Black Experience in Graphic Design: 1968 and 2020

MEET ASHYA, THE BRAND BEHIND YOUR NEW FAVORITE BAG TREND

MEET ASHYA, THE BRAND BEHIND YOUR NEW FAVORITE BAG TREND

How Three Black Female Founders Came Together for a Special Bag Collab

How Three Black Female Founders Came Together for a Special Bag Collab

Black Design Collective Established to Help Designers Navigate Industry

Black Design Collective Established to Help Designers Navigate Industry

WHERE ARE THE BLACK DESIGNERS?

WHERE ARE THE BLACK DESIGNERS?

100+ Black-Owned Brands to Support Today and Every Day

100+ Black-Owned Brands to Support Today and Every Day

Inside NYC’s Most Exciting New Shopping Destination

Inside NYC’s Most Exciting New Shopping Destination

180 Black-Owned Businesses to Support

180 Black-Owned Businesses to Support

Black-Owned Fashion Retailers to Support Now and Forever

Black-Owned Fashion Retailers to Support Now and Forever

The Most Interesting New Museum Is a Vintage Shop in Brooklyn

The Most Interesting New Museum Is a Vintage Shop in Brooklyn

Overproducing & Undervaluing Fashion – Slow Fashion Seasons Features: Dexter Peart, who with his twin brother Byron Peart, runs the consciously sourced fashion and homewares platform Goodee

Overproducing & Undervaluing Fashion – Slow Fashion Seasons Features: Dexter Peart, who with his twin brother Byron Peart, runs the consciously sourced fashion and homewares platform Goodee

Tariq Dixon Wants to Dig Deeper

Tariq Dixon Wants to Dig Deeper

IKEA to partner with Design Indaba to launch African design collection

IKEA to partner with Design Indaba to launch African design collection

“I’ve been the first and only African American to work with all my clients,” says Stephen Burks

“I’ve been the first and only African American to work with all my clients,” says Stephen Burks

Black designers responsible for less than one third of one per cent of leading furniture designs

Black designers responsible for less than one third of one per cent of leading furniture designs

Furniture’s diversity problem, by the numbers

Furniture’s diversity problem, by the numbers

Design in Dialogue Stephen Burks

Design in Dialogue Stephen Burks

Ingenuity and Elegance in Ancient African Alphabets

Ingenuity and Elegance in Ancient African Alphabets

Past and present: Influential Black graphic designers and brand experts you should know about

Past and present: Influential Black graphic designers and brand experts you should know about

Why Businesses Need More Diversity And How Leaders Can Make Workplace Equality A Reality

Why Businesses Need More Diversity And How Leaders Can Make Workplace Equality A Reality

Work starts on N.C. state monument to Black experience

Work starts on N.C. state monument to Black experience

What to Stream: James Baldwin’s Tour of Black San Francisco in “Take This Hammer”

What to Stream: James Baldwin’s Tour of Black San Francisco in “Take This Hammer”

This Company Makes “Happy Baskets” Inspired by Traditional African Techniques

This Company Makes “Happy Baskets” Inspired by Traditional African Techniques

The Weitzman School of Design launches a center for civil rights sites preservation

The Weitzman School of Design launches a center for civil rights sites preservation