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‘We’re here’: A powerful message and visual expression from two Black designers

View the original post In June, Instagram’s @design team announced the inaugural #BlackDesignVisionaries grant program, presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Museum. An effort to empower, center and invest in the Black design community, the program will award three $10,000 grants to Black emerging designers and one $100,000 grant to a Black-led small design businesses. […]

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Sound Advice

View the original post How do you define a person who has toured the world for a decade as a synth musician; designed some of the first sounds to ship in a cell phone; contributed to Oscar-nominated, Emmy- and BAFTA-winning projects; produced the music for the legendary “Guitar Hero” videogame; and supervises every audio experience […]

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A is for Access

View the original post When Facebook Product Designer Ramya R. learned that her young son’s rare disease would hinder his mobility for the rest of his life, she despaired. Then, she set out to build an entire accessibility design team at Facebook. But she doesn’t do the accessibility work people might assume she does, given […]

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Giving life to creative life: Facebook designers write to honor women

View the original postGiving life to Creative Life: Facebook designers write to honor women The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people’s health, livelihoods, sanity, and more, and this has been as true for Facebook designers as it has been for anyone. It’s within this context that we reflect on what Women’s History Month means for us. In […]