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Connecting talented Black designers dedicated to bringing equity to the design ecosystem means forging networks that span DID member organizations, network, and broader communities. Our list of DID-connected organizations lives and grows here. DID welcomes inquiries about partnerships that inform and build out this action focus of DID to serve the entire design ecosystem. Contact us at with inquiries.

  • Blacks Who Design

    Blacks Who Design highlights all of the inspiring Black designers in the industry. The goal is to inspire new designers, encourage people to diversify their feeds, and discover amazing individuals to join your team.

  • Deem Journal

    Deem Journal is a print publication and online platform which positions design as social practice. The journal provides an in-depth look into the function of design within communities through careful consideration of their histories. Deem explores futures where design forges inclusive dialogue and intersectional dignity. Centering design as a social practice allows for non-traditional designers to identify with the field, expanding the consciousness of design as a complex lived experience accessible to an array of audiences across disciplines.