2nd, 3rd, 4th
Baltimore / 2017

Design as a formalized field is evolving faster than the meta-narrative that should theoretically surround it. The lack of critical analysis that often provides the checks-and-balances systems in other established creative fields allows for the unregulated formations of the contemporary design culture we see today (think Silicon Valley-style Design Thinking™). Maybe now more than ever, it is important for the designer to recognize themselves as complicit in the work they create (or mold). In this project I attempt to document some of the problems that design as a field creates, magnifies, and reifies.