John Voss (né Hanawalt) is a gay designer who teaches, writes, and advocates for a more inclusive, just design industry and world. He was the founding design lead on Stitch Fix’s Mode design system, and is currently growing the Stitch Fix design system team and practice. He also co-founded Queer Design Club, a group that promotes and celebrates all the amazing work that happens at the intersection of queer identity and design worldwide.
He’s worked with non-profits, social enterprises, and other good causes over the last decade and believes a good designer isn’t just a decorator, they’re a trouble maker. He’s an alum of Mule Design, the OutCast Agency, Elefint Designs, and Fenway Health. He splits his time between San Francisco and Sea Ranch and has an English bulldog/pug mix with more instagram followers than him.