Russell Pinkston earned his BA in Design Studies and MA in Art & Design from the North Carolina State University College of Design.

His research focuses on human-centered design methodologies: how designers can combine elements of social design, design thinking, anthropology, and cultural dimensions theory to improve user experience. Much of this research critiques the history of colonialism in design and suggests new ways of thinking about the reciprocal relationship between designers and stakeholders.

This website is a portfolio of his writings, visual designs, and photography from his various travels.

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