Happy Friday, folks! I wanted to talk about something that is near and dear to me. No, not Black History Month. Representation. When I first started exploring design (fashion, interior, etc.) on social media platforms, I noticed fairly quickly how monotone designers were. Of the influencers and designers who seemed to fill my social media feeds, come up in my searches, and be profiled on design sites, magazines and television shows, very few were people of color. Even though I am no influencer and am just a burgeoning designer, I decided then that I needed to represent myself and my culture more to show that there are different kinds of people who are interested in design and who work in design. Thanks to Black History Month, I am sharing with you two important projects that answer the need for more representation in design.