Sunday, January 4, 2009

The Organization of Black Designers

The Organization of Black Designers (OBD) is a multicultural, multidisciplinary professional association of more than 10,000 members located throughout the United States and world committed to the increased visibility, empowerment and support of its membership.

OBD membership is open to all qualified design professionals practicing its specified disciplines, regardless of race, gender or sexual preference. Their mission is to enhance and improve the totality of the American design professions by energizing them with creative diversity.

The Organization of Black Designers was formed in 1990 to create greater awareness within the design professions of the presence and contributions of African Americans and other designers of color. As a multidisciplinary membership organization their goal is to foster increased dialogue and interaction between design disciplines and practicing design professionals.

Click on the heading above to see the Organization of Black Designers web site.

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