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Visualising Capitalism – and Alternatives

Visualising Capitalism – and Alternatives

Exposing the 1% in imagery


London Design Festival Talk And Seminar

London Design Festival Talk And Seminar

We wanted to intervene in the London Design Festival to bring the Occupy perspective to a different audience. We were hosted by the V&A for a panel discussion and to show work from our two campaigns from this year, Debrand The City and Expose The 1%. Introduced by Occupy Designers Jody Boehnert and Noel Douglas […]


Come To Our September Meet Up

Come To Our September Meet Up

Occupy Design is having a meetup! Come of an informal get together at the South Bank Centre to meet other design occupiers.


Occupy Design At The London Design Festival

Occupy Design At The London Design Festival

We’re hosting two events at the V&A come along and add your voice!


Time For Action?

Time For Action?

The Talking Shop is a new initative designed to build solidarity and action against the huge changes that threaten to wreck art and design education in this country.


The Occupied Times Gets a New Website

The Occupied Times Gets a New Website

Designers involved with Occupy Design have given The Occupied Times, the newspaper that came out of the Occupy London camp, a new website which we want to direct your attention to, so do please go there and check it out!


Wanna Cause Some Beautiful Trouble?

Wanna Cause Some Beautiful Trouble?

Beautiful Trouble is a new book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers. Combining practical and theoretical resources for creative activism this amazing book will be helpful to any Occupy Designers in need of creative inspiration. More info: http://beautifultrouble.org/


Can We Imagine A Different Relation To Debt?

Can We Imagine A Different Relation To Debt?

Debt is everywhere. It designs our lives and the whole world. Debt takes the power from the people and gives it in to the hands of bankers and experts. But Debt wasn’t always what it is today. Can we imagine a different relation to Debt? Our friends at Memefest are calling for work for their […]


Training For Exploitation? A resource pack for Art and Design students and workers

Training For Exploitation? A resource pack for Art and Design students and workers

Mainstream curriculum in schools, universities, academies and colleges trains us to become exploited cultural workers.  Yet many lecturers, teachers and students out there are working to resist this and create alternatives. What we all need is an anti-precarity alternative education curriculum! After months of research, meetings and debates, the Precarious Workers Brigade have finally put together a resource […]


Whose Debt? Why Finance Is To Blame For The Crisis

Whose Debt? Why Finance Is To Blame For The Crisis

Graph of the week: why everything George Osborne says about the economy is wrong. That tiny yellow blob on the UK bar is what British politics is obsessed by – the government’s debt. That monstrous green chunk is the great unmentionable – the financial system’s debt. A catastrophe in waiting. Even more reason to Debrand […]


What Does It Mean To Be A Designer Now?

What Does It Mean To Be A Designer Now?

A questionnaire about the precarious condition that characterises the experience of working in the field of much contemporary design


Debrand The City Of London

Debrand The City Of London

The City of London has wrecked the world economy, it’s time for a debrand!


Expose The 1%

Expose The 1%

We need to expose the actions of the 1%. We want your visualizations to help the 99% to understand the complex processes that are affecting every aspect of life.


A Request From The Future Laboratory & Our Response

A Request From The Future Laboratory & Our Response

Occupy Design UK received this curious request from trend forecasting, brand strategy company The Future Laboratory. We have documented the letter and our response here


The Occupier Newspaper

The Occupier Newspaper

The Occupy Design Workshop coincided with the release of The Occupier, a poster newspaper


Images From The Launch

Images From The Launch

Here are images from the Occupy Design launch weekend


This Space Is Not For Hire

This Space Is Not For Hire

Poster Workshop for the 99%, out into the streets!


After The Launch…

After The Launch…

We had a great weekend launch last weekend, despite the cold! Thanks to all who came who made it such a good couple of days.


Occupy Design Launch In Creative Review

Occupy Design Launch In Creative Review

Creative Review spoke to Jonathan Barnbrook, one of the organisers of the event, about what the movement’s new design wing hopes to achieve


Occupy Design Launch Weekend Venue Change

Occupy Design Launch Weekend Venue Change

Because of court action our venue for the launch has had to change from The Bank Of Ideas, we hope they’ll be back soon



Taking It Higher, Launch introduction @ Eye Blog

Taking It Higher, Launch introduction @ Eye Blog

Higher Ground. Occupy Design is an opportunity to change design, and design for change. A piece by Noel Douglas on the launch and why Occupy Design for Eye Magazine


Programme: OD Launch Weekend January 28-29th

Programme: OD Launch Weekend January 28-29th

Just out! Our programme of talks and workshops for the launch weekend


Why Occupy Design?

Why Occupy Design?

Why do we need to Occupy Design?