Welcome to the Designers’ Club—Keep Out

When you keep design for designers only, you shut out the world and design’s place in it

AIGA Eye on Design
Jan 16, 2020 · 5 min read
Criss-crossed strips of yellow police tape with the words “keep out” repeated in different font families.
Illustration: Katharina Brenner

By Khoi Vinh

Designers like to think design is an amazing, transformative force for the betterment of the human condition. But the rest of the world doesn’t see it this way. Not that there’s vehement opposition to that idea…