African American Graphic Design Communities and Resources
African American / Black Graphic Design Directories
Hire Black Female Creatives
Black designers + Black-owned Studios
Women Who Design*
African American / Black Design Groups
Black Designers United
Black Creatives RVA
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AA/Blk Graphic Designers on Social
African American Design Conferences
Hue Design Summit | july, yearly
A 4 day un-conference for creatives of color organized by a collective of creative individuals who believe that in order for a community to flourish, there must first be a community.
Blacks in Design Conference | fall, bi-annualy
Organized by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design African American Student Union, the Black in Design Conference recognized the contributions of the African diaspora to the design fields and promotes discourse around the agency of the design profession to address and dismantle the institutional barriers faced by our community.
Design + Diversity Conference | summer, yearly
The Design + Diversity conference explores proactive ways to make the design industry more diverse. This is the only conference that focuses on diversity issues in the design field. This event provides a platform for constructive conversation among those who design, innovate, and lead. We welcome the perspective of diversity and inclusion professionals, designers, and any active enthusiast.
Creative Control Fest | fall, yearly
The mission of the Creative Control Fest is to foster a platform the mutual exchange of resources with creatives of color in the industries of art, music, design, activism, tech, scholarship, and entrepreneurship.
Pixel UP | Spring, Yearly
Capetown, South Africa
3 days of UX, design, content, and research in Cape Town. 3 days, 16 talks, and 3 workshops with authors, speakers, and design leaders who've worked at Google, Pinterest, Shopify, Adobe, eBay, IDEO and more.
Hue Tech Summit | Summer, Yearly
The summit designed to educate, elevate, and empower women of color technologists and techpreneurs in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Our mantra “No More Hidden Figures” exists because as we identify women who work hard behind the scenes, make major contributions in their field, or break barriers in the tech industry, we encourage them to come forth to be seen and heard.