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.
Jessica Helfand is an artist, designer, and writer. She is a co-founder of the Design Observer, and the co-host of two podcasts.
Director of Development at Field Operations Margaret Jankowsky is combining over a decade of landscape design experience with strategic thinking.
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.
In this Madame Architect feature, Amina Blacksher describes her path from her student days at Yale to starting her own studio.
Architect Andrea Simitch shares insights on the creative process and how female architects are changing the game.
Gender stereotypes have been present throughout history but until recently, pink and blue had opposite meanings as gender markers.
The newly redesigned children’s library at Concourse House is providing a space for residents to come together.
Tel Aviv designer Naama Agassi discusses her trophy design for the iphiGenia Gender Design Award and why it’s based on starfish.
Pioneering architect Anne Tyng knew well the latent power of triangles. In 1953, she drafted the first design of a high rise, space frame tower, using the triangle as a basic structural unit.
Designer high heels can cost thousands, but determining their real worth is a lot more complicated.
New York’s next great green space was designed by a team of women.
The jury for the Red Dot Award has made its decision. The 24 experts assessed creative works from 50 participating countries.
Design is not just about pretty lights and wallpaper, it is an enabler of social change.