What to do:
We need help to translate the statement and website in as many languages as possible.
We need to get in touch with people and institutions to develop a catalogue of guidelines mutually.
We are trying to connect designer with Fridays for Future activities to help with certain tasks.
We are looking forward to receive any form of critique and support
What is next?
This statement wants to send a signal to our profession as well as to the general public, on whose cooperation we mutually rely. Our thanks and full support are directed at all the young people who are engaging in the Fridays for Future movement! We want to spread this engagement.
Many dedicated designers, organizations, research groups and courses, etc. are already facing up to the challenges of our time – these initiatives have to be made more visible, and should be discussed and continued. So we would like to extend our contribution with further discussions, comments, and controversies which will be published on designsforfuture.org. Design for Futures invites you to formulate contemporary guidelines to which designers and institutions can commit themselves. The ecological crisis demands radical transformations within the professions of design, that need to be shaped and put into action.