The Hive ushered in Black History Month with The Black Experience in Design. Spotlighting black educators, artists, and designers, the panel opened up a conversation about how Black experiences have been ignored, and how students can use design to visualize Black futures.
I’m holding a small piece of white cardstock printed with a pithy instruction: “Give way to your worst impulse.” I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do with that, so I turn the card over and read the next one. “Water,” it says. That’s helpful. I reach for another card.