To celebrate the 100th episode of the exceptional Revision Path podcast by Maurice Cherry, a member of the AIGA Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, we asked him to create a collection of episodes specifically for the AIGA community. Enjoy the following episodes, and subscribe to Revision Path in iTunes.
Revision Path is a showcase of the world’s Black web designers, graphic designers, and web developers. Each week, we explore the stories, processes, experiences, insights, and creative inspirations of these awesome creators. Here are a few special interviews that represent the variety of designers that have been featured on Revision Path. You can find dozens more at RevisionPath.com.
Chris Barker is a graphic designer/art director in Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been featured on magazine covers, and he’s the founder of Factor, a Black gay/queer-centric magazine app available on the App Store and Google Play.
Jon Daniel is a London-based independent creative director and designer with over 25 years of experience with big brands like IBM, NHS Careers, Philips, and Virgin Direct.
Ced Funches is a creative director, global designer, and digital strategist who builds brands at his digital agency, Flippo+Interactive. Funches has worked in the NBA, the video game industry, and higher education, and has also written a children’s book.
Kevin Karanja is an influential motion graphics designer in Nairobi, Kenya, with an unbridled, infectious passion and enthusiasm for design.
Leon Lawrence III is the design director for Washington D.C.’s USA Weekend, which he’s helped design from top to bottom for the past 15 years. Lawrence is also the author of Career Diary of a Publication Design Director.
Silas Munro is a designer, writer, and design educator. He currently serves as assistant professor of art at Miami University and is part of the founding faculty in the MFA Program in graphic design at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Antionette Carroll is the executive director and founder of Creative Reaction Lab, a social impact design consultancy she runs through her design studio, CHAx365 Design. She is also the chair of AIGA’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force.
De Angela Duff is the co-director of Integrated Digital Media at NYU, and has designed websites for some of the biggest musicians in the industry, including Alicia Keys, David Bowie, and Britney Spears.
Angelica Ross is the CEO and executive director of TransTech Social Enterprises, a training academy and apprenticeship program that aims to empower, educate, and employ the trans community through the use of technology, while promoting innovation, independence, and entrepreneurship.
Kristy Tillman is the design director for the Society of Grownups, and has worked as designer for companies like IDEO, Reebok, and PUMA. Tillman is also one-half of the founding team behind the Detroit Water Project.
Jacinda Walker is a design strategist in Columbus, Ohio, and a tireless champion for diversity in all fields of the arts. Walker also serves on AIGA’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force.
Tamika D. Williams is an associate design professor at Alabama A&M University, responsible for coordinating the graphic design program for the school’s visual art department.
Maurice Cherry is the founder and principal at Lunch (formerly 3eighteen media), a multidisciplinary studio in Atlanta, GA that helps creative brands craft messages and tell stories for their targeted
audiences, including fostering relationships with underrepresented communities. Past clients and collaborators include Vox Media, NIKE, Mediabistro, Site5, SitePoint, and The City of Atlanta.
Maurice is a pioneering digital creator who is most well-known for the Black Weblog Awards, the Web’s longest running event celebrating Black bloggers, video bloggers, and podcasters. Other
projects of Maurice’s include the award-winning Revision Path, 28 Days of the Web, and The Year of Tea. His projects and overall design
work and advocacy have been recognized by NPR, Creative Market, Upscale Magazine, EBONY, HOW Design, News One, CNN, AIGA, Creative Bloq, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, and The Los Angeles Times.
Maurice is also an educator, and has built curriculum and taught courses on web design, web development, email marketing, WordPress, and podcasting for hundreds of students over the past ten years. Maurice holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Morehouse
College and a Masters degree in telecommunications management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
The topic of racial diversity in graphic design has been going on for well over 20 years. What can we actually do change the makeup of the community so it reflects the multicultural world we live in?
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diversity, Diversity and Inclusion
A special preview of the Sundance Film Festival selection The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution and Emory Douglas’ influential visual messaging for the Black Panthers.
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AIGA Medal, graphic design, print design, posters, advocacy, diversity, social issues, social responsibility, Diversity and Inclusion
When most designers look at how to approach social issues, they tend to think about creating a meme, a poster, or T-shirt design. Spurred on by the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, Antionette Carroll wanted to do more.
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social issues, Diversity and Inclusion
Ram Castillo made the following presentation to the staff at Herman Miller, which is outspoken about its commitment to Diverstiy & Inclusion, about why cultural diversity produces the best creative solutions.
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diversity, Design Journeys, Diversity and Inclusion
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