Ten lesser-known designs by women from the past century

Architect Jane Hall’s Woman Made book celebrates the work of over 200 women designers from the past century. The author picks 10 items designed by lesser-known women from the book. Illustrated with images of objects made by female designers, including Zaha Hadid...

Minoru Yamasaki designed World Trade Center as “beacon of democracy”

Author Justin Beal has written a book on World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki. Continuing our series marking the anniversary of 9/11 he told us about Yamasaki’s experience designing the building and his influence on architecture. Named Sandfuture, the...

Woman Made celebrates a century of products designed by women

Architect Jane Hall has written an A to Z-style book charting the work of both iconic and unknown woman product designers over the last century, including Ray Eames and Isle Crawford. Released by Phaidon, Woman Made: Great Woman Designers collects work from more than...