by Lars Høie
““social,” “sustainable,” or “empathic” design still define those who are entitled to determine the future … designing the surface layers in order to cover up [for] the deep social, economic, and political holes caused by design itself.”
—Luiza Prado de O. Martins and Pedro J. S. Vieira de Oliveira, If Not Tomorrow, Then Today: Paradigms of Latin American Design
the work, wisdom, and objects shown on this channel, in this space, are meant to operate outside of a capitalist landscape of “products” but as symbols and functional technology that works to uplift the black experience of rest, comfort, and confidence. here, everyone has beautiful things because it is not a commodity, but inherent to the black lifestyle. to be beautiful, sleek, well slept, lit, and ahead of the curve is to be black.