Jen van der Meer

Collecting Manifestos

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Collecting Manifestos

I’m collecting my favorite design (and other) manifestos via Social Text and others.

Here are some to start.

1776   The United States Declaration of Independence

1789   The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen French Revolution

1812   The Cartagena Manifesto Simón Bolívar

1848   The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

1919   Bauhaus Manifesto Walter Gropius

1924   Surrealist Manifesto André Breton

1964   First Things First

1967   The Society of the Spectacle Guy Debord

1987   Ten Rules of Good Design Dieter Rams

1998   An Incomplete Manifeseto for Growth Bruce Mau

1999   Minnesota Declaration Werner Herzog

1999   The Cluetrain Manifesto by Rick LevineChristopher LockeDoc Searls, and David Weinberger

2007   The Designer’s Dilemma and subsequent Designers Accord Valerie Casey

2007   1000 Words: A Manifesto for Sustainability in Design Allan Chochinov

2008   Project H Design (Anti)Manifesto: A Call To Action For Humanitarian (Product) Design Emily Pilloton

2009   This is Not Manifesto — towards an alternative design practice

2009   Generation M Umair Haque

Follow me on Twitter hashtag #manifestowatch for more