Deem Journal Amplifies Marginalized Voices in Design

The biannual LA-based print magazine positions design as a "social practice" accessible to all

Co-founded by a trio of Black creatives, print publication Deem Journal presents design as a “social practice,” challenging its readers to reconsider its traditional boundaries. Each founder—Nu Goteh (a multi-disciplinary designer and co-founder of strategy and design studio Room for Magic), Alice Grandoit (a cultural researcher, non-profit developer and co-founder of Room for Magic) and Marquise Stillwell (the founder of Openbox, a NYC-based design studio and …

The Compton Cowboys Ride at Black Lives Matter Protests

Through photography by Ivan McClellan, Walter Thompson-Hernández and Akasha Rabut, as well as an essay by Miss Rosen, Dazed Digital explores the Compton Cowboys’ (a group of childhood friends “continuing the cowboy tradition of rebellion and reclaiming its roots”) recent participation in protests against systemic racism and police brutality in LA. Randy Hook—the cowboys’ leader and executive director for the non-profit organization Compton Junior Equestrians—explains …

Standout Virtual Programming From NYC + LA Art Institutions

Peruse everything from paintings to poetry readings and performances

For so many of us, art is an essential part our daily life—making it, enjoying it, sharing it. While museums and galleries are closed, the overwhelming feeling of being immersed and surrounded by beautiful, ancient and special things isn’t possible. But, as many may be aware, art institutions all over the world are stepping up their online offerings. Some have simply uploaded more images to …