Finding 20th century women designers

Anni Albers's textile designs from the Tate Modern exhibition
Anni Albers’s textile designs from the Tate Modern exhibition

The three exhibitions [I saw in London and Oakland this January] were particularly eye-opening to me with regard to the number of talented, forward-thinking, qualified women who have been completely sidelined or excluded from the history of art and design. Sexism, contemporary prejudices, gender bias in media, and the tumultuous history of the 20th century have all played a role.

Read my post on Medium about four brilliant women designers who have been largely missing from the popular design history for parts – or for most – of the 20th century. Read full story…