AIGA Boston Book Group: Mismatch

The book group returns with a discussion of Kat Holmes's important book, Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design, challenging our assumptions about the people around us, and demonstrating how inclusive practices can lead to better design for everyone.

The book is available in hardcover at bookstores and libraries.

The AIGA Boston Book Group meets every other month at the Katherine Small Gallery in Somerville. Read and discuss books on design with fellow members of the Boston design community.


Mismatch How Inclusion Shapes Design by Kat Holmes

AIGA Members: FREE
Non-Members: $5
Student Non-Members (ID required): $4

Public Transportation
• Take the 83 bus to Beacon St @ Calvin St and walk 1 minute
• Take the 86 bus to Washington St @ Beacon St and walk 2 minutes
• Red Line, get off at the Harvard stop and walk 16 minutes

2-hour parking (free and metered) is available up and down Beacon Street.

February: Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production by Johanna Drucker
April: The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business Strategy and Design by Marty Neumeier
June: Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell


Katherine Small Gallery

Venue Accessibility
AIGA Boston is committed to hosting events that are accessible for all. If you need special assistance to participate in this event, please contact Melissa Hines, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, at melissa [at] For reasonable assistance accommodations to be provided, please notify us at least five business days in advance of the event. If we do not receive timely notification of your reasonable request, we may not be able to make the necessary arrangements by the time of the event.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

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Graphic by Nathan Pyritz

When & Where
Mon, Dec 16, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Katherine Small Gallery
108 Beacon Street
Somerville, MA 02143