This book introduces the principle players in the areas of fashion, textiles, graphic and product design and architecture from the last 100 years, and uncovers a history with women firmly at the centre.
|Women designers have made an immense contribution to our shared material culture and built environment. However, in the narrative of design history, all too often their successes have been overshadowed by the achievements of their male counterparts. Women in Design redresses this balance, celebrating over a century of female creativity and ingenuity within all areas of design, including fashion, textiles, furniture, lighting, product, automotive, industrial, graphic and interactive as well as architecture.
Featuring over 100 profiles of pioneering women designers, some who have achieved global recognition such as Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand and Zaha Hadid, it also introduces the fascinating and often untold stories of lesser-known designers, who have similarly shaped and enriched the story of design.
Charlotte Fiell is a leading authority on the history, theory and criticism of design and has authored and edited over 50 books on the subject, including Design of the 20th Century, The Story of Design and the bestselling 1000 Chairs.
Clementine Fiell is a London-based writer, editor and researcher. She received a first-class BA (Hons) in Fashion Communication with Promotion at Central Saint Martins (UAL). While there, she was awarded the prestigious Felicity Green Award for Fashion Journalism. She has since held various editorial and art direction roles at a number of titles and organisations including: Vice, POP Magazine, Arena Homme Plus, Mario Testino and Vivienne Westwood.
This book introduces the principle players in the areas of fashion, textiles, graphic and product de..
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