Dora Vanette

Contributing Editor

Dora Vanette is a design historian and writer based in New York. She is a lecturer at Parsons The New School for Design where she teaches courses on design history and critical reading and writing. Her research and writing has focused on design education and modernist design in the Eastern Bloc. Her writing has appeared in several publications including Dwell and Metropolis.

Gender History Pink Blue

Child’s Play: Pink and Blue Gender History

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.