The Democracy and Design Platform is committed
to build an open body of knowledge by exploring the intersection of design and democracy through a collective dialogue.

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Send us a Video Statement on democracy and design

DDP encourages its community to send their statements in a video format, in order to express their views on the relationship between democracy and design in visual and engaging way. DDP is committed to collect all these videos and give them visibility during international events and on this website.

➔ Submit your Video Statement

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A place for those who stand up for democracy

DDP is committed to collect and catalogue Statements coming from the community on topics related to democracy and design, so as to make them easily accessible in a single digital place. We invite you to join the debate.

➔ See all Statements collected
➔ Submit your own Statement

DDP and Desis Philosophy Talks

DDP partnered with Desis Philosophy Talks in order to develop events, workshops and co-designed dialogues addressing the topics that are relevant to both. Get in contact through our official mail (below in this page) to collaborate.

➔ Official website of Desis Philosophy Talks
Next Event will be held at Participatory Design Conference 2018 (Hasselt & Genk, Belgium) 20-24 August

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A worlwide network of initiatives

Since DDP has been built, a debate on Democracy and Design has been started through a number of interesting events. By mapping them, we want to give them visibility and inspire other to do the same.

➔ See all Events collected
➔ Submit your own Event

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Get involved!

Express your idea with a personal statement

We want to build understanding of Democracy and Design presenting the views of our community. You can send us your written Statement or a Video Statement.

Notify us about any relevant events

The Platform should be a privileged spot to see the lively debate surrounding Democracy and Design. Help us to reach anything important happening around the world.

Share publications, videos and content

As the dialogue on those themes keeps on going, so the Platform should keep trace of its derived cultural production. Help us to establish the first repository on Democracy and Design.

For any enquires contact us at info@democracy-design.org

DDP is an initiative of Politecnico di Milano Design Department in collaboration with DESIS Network. It is designed and coordinated by Design Policy Lab of the Politecnico di Milano and by Philosophy Talks Team of the DESIS Network.