Diversifying Design

Global Design Forum

17 Sept 2023

Architecture / Landscape, Craft, Digital, Industrial & Product Design, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Service Design, Fashion & Textiles, Urban Design, Education

Victoria & Albert Museum

Cromwell Road

Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre




In conversation with Morag Ofili (Kiltered), Steph McLaren-Neckles (Let's Be Brief) and Piers Roberts (Trinary)

Opening up the industry, opening up education: how can the design industry and education sector help young people from all backgrounds, neurovariances and identities envision a career in design? How can brands and the design industry diversify its workforce and better serve the communities it designs for, and sells to? The impact of digital technology in diversifying design How is the UK design industry and those governing it responding to calls for improved diversity? How can the industry be changed, from education up? What role do designers and influencers have in affecting change?