OM Editions founders Orianna and Patricia Morrison explain how the pandemic reshaped our sense of style—and home.
Forget Le Corbusier. Meet Charlotte Perriand and Lilly Reich.
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.
How Pink and Blue Became Gendered Colors
The colors pink and blue are considered gendered, but they had opposite meanings until recently.
Not Just a Game: Female Game Designer Solves Real-World Problems
Game designer Jane McGonigal creates games that address real-world problems including poverty, hunger and climate change.
Architect Sharon Davis Is Bridging Communities and Building Closer to Home
Sharon Davis’ firm is a launching pad for collaborative design practice dedicated to human-centered environments around the globe.
Architect Turns Doula: Kim Holden on Birth Empowerment
After almost 30 years in the design world, Kim Holden switched careers and founded “Doula x Design” to support women as a birth and postpartum doula.
Phaidon’s “Great Women Artists” Is Highlighting the Gender Gaps in Art
Commissioning Editor Rebecca Morrill shares insights on “Great Women Artists” and how it can help to shift the conversation.
All In: Kimberly Dowdell on Bringing People Together and Diversity of Thought
Kimberly Dowdell is a licensed architect and frequent speaker on the topic of the future of architecture.
Marion Donovan, Inventor of Disposable Diapers
Marion Donovan’s frustration at constantly having to change and wash her children’s soiled diapers, bed sheets and clothes resulted in the first disposable diaper.
Designer Jessica Helfand on Invention, the Studio as Sanctuary, and Being a Collector
Jessica Helfand is an artist, designer, and writer. She is a co-founder of the Design Observer, and the co-host of two podcasts.
Landscape Designer Margaret Jankowsky on Urban Life and Pushing Things Further
Director of Development at Field Operations Margaret Jankowsky is combining over a decade of landscape design experience with strategic thinking.
Design Director Angie Lee on Complexity, Honesty, and Grit
Design Director at a large architecture firm in New York, Angie Lee has taken a multifaceted approach that integrates emotional design, technical precision, and artistic intuition in her work for 25 years.
Architectural Designer Amina Blacksher on the Best Tips for Starting Your Career
In this Madame Architect feature, Amina Blacksher describes her path from her student days at Yale to starting her own studio.
Andrea Simitch on Living a Full Life and Women in Architecture
Architect Andrea Simitch shares insights on the creative process and how female architects are changing the game.