Episode 80

Project Inkblot and Reimaging Design: A Conversation w/Boyuan Gao and Jahan Mantin


October 7th, 2021

58 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip talks to Boyuan Gao and Jahan Mantin, the co-founders of Project Inkblot a design education consultancy that partners with companies to build equitable products, services, and content. They discuss their origin story, what motivates them to re-think design, how they built their Design for Diversity (D4D) model and why designing “with” rather than “for” is a revolutionary act.

The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings.

Philip’s Drop: The Metaphors We Live By – George Lakoff & Mark Johnson

Boyuan’s Drop: Omar S

Jahan’s Drop: Luster – Raven Leilani