Deem is a biannual print journal and online platform focused on design as social practice.
Design is the process of adding value.
Design is a fundamental shared experience.
Design is everywhere.
Explore human-centric design frameworks independent of exclusive institutions and industry categories.
Ask what design can do for communities by creating conversations that are transdisciplinary and intergenerational.
Seek to uncover meaningful narratives, connections, and patterns that might help us better understand our histories and imagine our futures.
Editorial Director / Co-Founder
Creative Director / Co-Founder
Contributor / Co-Founder
Issue One, Designing for Dignity
In our first issue, we will reference Adrienne Maree Brown’s Emergent Strategy as a framework for socially responsive design. Brown positions self work as a means of social change and outlines tools for how we can cocreate vibrant lives and pleasure affirming culture together.