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Women design / Libby Sellers.

By: Sellers, Libby.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780711239234; 0711239231.Other title: Women design : pioneers in architecture, industrial, graphic and digital design from the twentieth century to the present day [Cover title] | Pioneers in architecture, industrial, graphic and digital design from the 20th century to the present day.Subject(s): Women designers | Women designers -- History -- 20th century | Women designers -- History -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 709.252
Contents:
Kazuyo Sejima -- HelLa Jongerius -- ALthea McNish -- Ray Eames -- On the Bauhaus. Anni Albers ; Marianne Brandt ; Lilly Reich -- Denise Scott Brown -- MurieL Cooper -- Aino Marsio-Aalto -- Maija Isola -- On the Road. Dorothee Pullinger ; `Damsels of Design' -- Neri Oxman -- Norma Merrick Sklarek -- Lella Vignelli -- Eileen Gray -- On the Stage. Sally Jacobs ; Alexandra Exter ; Es Devlin -- Lora Lamm -- Zaha Hadid -- Nathalie du Pasquier -- Eva Zeisel -- Lina Bo Bardi -- Patricia Urquiola.
Summary: From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles 27 of the most influential female designers from the twentieth century to the present day, showcasing their finest work and celebrating their enduring influence on design throughout history has been profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women; as shapers, designers, patrons and educators. But in a narrative that tends towards the promotion of their male counterparts, their contributions are all too often overlooked. Women Design rediscovers and revels in the work of such influential figures as Eileen Gray, Lora Lamm and Lella Vignelli, while shining a spotlight on modern-day trailblazers such as Kazuyo Sejima, Hella Jongerius and Neri Oxman.-- Publisher's website.
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From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles a selection of the most dynamic female designers from the modern era, showcasing their finest work and celebrating their enduring influence.

Design throughout history has been profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women; as practitioners, commentators, educators and commissioners. But in a narrative that eagerly promotes their male counterparts, their contributions are all too often overlooked. Through 21 engaging profiles, Women Design rediscovers and revels in the work of pioneers such as Eileen Gray, Lora Lamm and Lella Vignelli, while shining a spotlight on modern-day trailblazers including Kazuyo Sejima, Hella Jongerius and Neri Oxman. Richly illustrated with archival imagery, this is a rare glimpse into the working worlds of some of the most influential forces in contemporary design.

Includes index.

Kazuyo Sejima -- HelLa Jongerius -- ALthea McNish -- Ray Eames -- On the Bauhaus. Anni Albers ; Marianne Brandt ; Lilly Reich -- Denise Scott Brown -- MurieL Cooper -- Aino Marsio-Aalto -- Maija Isola -- On the Road. Dorothee Pullinger ; `Damsels of Design' -- Neri Oxman -- Norma Merrick Sklarek -- Lella Vignelli -- Eileen Gray -- On the Stage. Sally Jacobs ; Alexandra Exter ; Es Devlin -- Lora Lamm -- Zaha Hadid -- Nathalie du Pasquier -- Eva Zeisel -- Lina Bo Bardi -- Patricia Urquiola.

From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles 27 of the most influential female designers from the twentieth century to the present day, showcasing their finest work and celebrating their enduring influence on design throughout history has been profoundly shaped and enhanced by the creativity of women; as shapers, designers, patrons and educators. But in a narrative that tends towards the promotion of their male counterparts, their contributions are all too often overlooked. Women Design rediscovers and revels in the work of such influential figures as Eileen Gray, Lora Lamm and Lella Vignelli, while shining a spotlight on modern-day trailblazers such as Kazuyo Sejima, Hella Jongerius and Neri Oxman.-- Publisher's website.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Architect Lina Bo Bardi on the steps of the Casa de Vidro in São Paulo, Brazil, 1951.
  • Introduction (p. 007)
  • Kazuyo Sejima (p. 019)
  • Hella Jongerius (p. 025)
  • Althea McNish (p. 031)
  • Ray Eames (p. 037)
  • On the Bauhaus (p. 045)
  • Anni Albers
  • Marianne Brandt
  • Lilly Reich
  • Denise Scott Brown (p. 055)
  • Muriel Cooper (p. 063)
  • Aino Marsio-Aalto (p. 069)
  • Maija Isola (p. 077)
  • On the Road (p. 083)
  • Dorothée Pullinger
  • 'Damsels of Design'
  • Neri Oxman (p. 089)
  • Norma Merrick Sklarek (p. 095)
  • Lella Vignelli (p. 101)
  • Eileen Gray (p. 109)
  • On the Stage (p. 115)
  • Sally Jacobs
  • Alexandra Exter
  • Es Devlin
  • Lora Lamm (p. 125)
  • Zaha Hadid (p. 133)
  • Nathalie du Pasquier (p. 139)
  • Eva Zeisel (p. 145)
  • Lina Bo Bardi (p. 151)
  • Patricia Urquiola (p. 159)
  • Index (p. 166)
  • Picture Credits (p. 173)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 175)