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Appropriate or appropriate? Strategic considerations when representing indigenous culture in communication design and branding
chapterposted on 01.01.2012, 00:00 authored by Russell KennedyRussell Kennedy
Appropriate, ethical, respectful depiction and referencing of Indigenous visual iconography has become an important issue around the world - especially when designers and their clients choose to visually represent national identity. This chapter for the book titled, agIdeas Research, Design for Business, highlights the need for governments, the private sector and the design community to show leadership in regard to appropriate representation and engagement with Indigenous knowledge. It is a sensitive area where guidance is needed to assist designers and their clients to engage appropriately with Indigenous culture when required.