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Design Against Capitalism is a space to explore how design can be used as a tool to dismantle capitalism. This is intended to be a collaborative site and will include thoughts, writings and projects from a wide range of other designers and creatives. To read more about why this space exists, read this post.

It’s been collated by Imanina, a designer and graduate from the MDes Design Innovation & Citizenship course at Glasgow School of Art and the BA (Hons) Product Design course at Nottingham Trent University.


Thoughts and Writings

  • Class and Design
    I’ve been interested in doing some real reading and research into themes of class in relation to design for a while now but, for whatever reason, not been able to fully commit to the idea. Today, however, I was able to sit down and write down a loose plan for what I want to doContinue reading “Class and Design”
  • Why design against capitalism?
    I’ve been sitting on this idea for a website for weeks, maybe months now, but finally it’s live. I was stuck trying to find the right words, the right content, the right reasons for why I should bother when really, it’s simple. I just want to work on something, anything, that contributes to a fightContinue reading “Why design against capitalism?”

Projects of Interest

Some examples of projects where design has been used to challenge capitalism.

Resources

A list of some of the things we’ve been reading, watching and listening to…