Women writers have long used home and hearth as an allegory for the alienation and oppression that was a woman’s lot.
Charlotte Perriand was the creative force behind some of Le Corbusier’s best-known designs. Her story sheds light on the gender pay gap that follows us today.
In recent history, a growing acknowledgement of gender disparity in the workplace has led to more conversations about women’s initiatives and an increased focus on mentorship programs.
One of the many recent projects that have set out to explore the issue of gender and its relation to childhood is JeongMee Yoon’s “The Pink and Blue Project,” in which the artist photographed children’s rooms filled with products in only two colors.
Penny Sparke begins her book on the relationship between gender politics and design, As Long as It’s Pink, by recounting a segment from the cult 1990s BBC television series “Signs of the Times.”