Gender-Neutral Design Becoming a Universal Design

Suzanne Tick, leading textile designer, in her article “His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society” focuses on the gender revolution occurring in today’s workplace where individuals are finding androgyny as a commonplace. More specifically, Tick describes this revolution as a human phenomenon that is forcing the current design landscape in the work place to […]

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Afterword

In Chapter 10 “Afterword”, David Fleming concludes his book by hoping that in the future the forces that keep us apart and repress our public life will be overcome. More specifically, he places the future of our public life on the youth. For example, Fleming theorizes that if the youth is taught not only the benefits […]

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Appropriating Culture

The awareness of cultural appropriation has recently increased amongst society due to the increasing instances of it. The Cambridge Dictionary defines cultural appropriation as “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture:”. In other words, cultural appropriation is […]

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Annotated Bibliography 7 & 8

  Washington Area Intergroup Association. “Meetings.” N.p., 2017. Web. 13 Apr. 2017. In the Washington Area Intergroup Association (WAIA) website a map and list of all the Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meeting centers available in the District of Colombia (DC) is provided. More specifically, WAIA presents itself as a service board of representatives from the Washington […]

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