Woman Made: Great Women Designers

Woman Made: Great Women Designers 

An immersive, timely celebration of more than 200 women product designers from the early twentieth century to the present dayfelicia ferrone fferrone woman made book

About the book
The most comprehensive, fully illustrated book on women designers ever published – a celebration of more than 200 women product designers from the early twentieth century to the present day

This glorious visual celebration of the most incredible and impactful design ever produced by women designers flips the script on what is historically considered a man’s world. Featuring more than 200 designers from more than 50 countries, it records and illuminates the fascinating and overlooked history of women preeminent in the field—shining a vital spotlight on the most extraordinary objects made by women designers but, more importantly, offering a compelling primer on the best in the field of design.

About the author

Jane Hall is the inaugural recipient of the British Council Lina Bo Bardi Fellowship (2013) and a founding member of Assemble, the London-based, Turner Prize-winning collective. Jane’s own projects within the collective focus on collaborative practice between artists and architects, explored through exploratory installation and exhibition design. She is the author of Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women published by Phaidon in 2019.

Woman Made: Great Woman Designers

Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 264 pp
Illustrations: 230 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838662851 

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As a part of this partnership, and in alliance with their commitment to empowering women, Kering is proud to present the Women In Motion Design Scholarship. Founded by Kering in 2015, Women In Motion is a program dedicated to spotlighting women’s contributions in the field of culture and the arts.