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Hello Fediverse!

I am currently preparing material for my potential bachelor thesis in communication design. I'm looking for info on open source usage or workflow in the design industry (but basically everything none-Adobe). I know of David Revoy's book project and would love to hear about more experiences. If you have any yourself or any material at hand (blogs, videos, papers, etc.) I'd be happy if you could send it my way. 😊 ❤️

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@Lyrilith If you have not run into them yet, the collective OSP¹ has quite a bit of experience with this topic. Some of them are on the fedi: @crickxson @smag @Ludi

1. osp.kitchen/

@praxeology @Lyrilith
Also 'here'
and @manetta who makes beautiful work with floss
And @lgm with a community on particular tools & topics

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@wendy @praxeology @Lyrilith also all the prepostprint network. prepostprint.org

@xuv @smag @praxeology @Lyrilith --- and chchch.de/ part of Lafkon, more focused on print! This thread is great! :unwanted_happy:

@wendy @xuv @smag @praxeology @Lyrilith I have posted this small list of studio working exclusively with floss.
twitter.com/prepostprint/statu This is to be complete and confirmed.
Also @julienbidoret made this arena block are.na/julien-bidoret/libre-st
There is also 100rabits ( @Rek and @neauoire ) it is closer to an artistic practice but they build singular creative tools. The problem with this is what defines exacly the “design industry”

@raphael @wendy @xuv @smag @praxeology @Lyrilith @julienbidoret @Rek We try as much as we possibly can to not participate in the design industry altogether.

@neauoire @raphael @xuv @smag @praxeology @Lyrilith @julienbidoret @Rek
I think we can safely state that most collectives/designers mentioned here get design work from the socio-cultural sector. From the 'progressive' corner, people who are interested in the process and the tools.

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@wendy @raphael @xuv @smag @praxeology @Lyrilith @julienbidoret @Rek One might choose to use FOSS tools, to design commodities to be traded and sold in the design market, or cater to the design sector as a whole. I think that is the perspective the OP is looking for. We don't have any insights on that aspect.

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