Critical Design Mediation


Discrimination Follows Design
Design Follows Discrimination

A Feminist perspective on Design and Design education
Lisa Baumgarten and Anja Neidhardt

Making is at the centre of both feminism and design. It is about more than representation, blue and pink packages, role models or a female vendetta. This is about a more equal world for all – not about simply flipping power relations. Design makes our world, and while doing so, it reproduces discriminatory structure. That is why it has to change fundamentally.

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This article was originally written in the course of a commission by the design magazine FORM and published on March 19, 2020 in FORM issue N° 287
“Women and Design”
on p. 160.



Unfortunately our footnotes and annotations were not printed, therefore we provide an uncut version of the article here in english and german to download  for free.