Women in Typography & Design
It’s nice to see more focus on women in the industry. Read article below or click on the link.
Beat That If You Can! Slanted #12 Women, Typography, Graphic Design is a stage for extraordinary and intelligent projects by women. This is not a very special thing. For our focus on visual culture its all the same whether a (typo-) graphic work has been realized by a female or a male being. But its undeniable and strange that still only very few women are visible in graphic design (more) and typography (less). We want to contribute to more visibility for at least some female type and graphic designers design by women is at least just as well. Beat That If You Can!
With great pleasure we present the work of Ariane Spanier (Berlin), Julia Born (Amsterdam) and Verena Gerlach (Berlin), the photographic essays Brides of Krishna by Kalpesh Lathigra (dmbmedia / London) and Female Marines from the archives of the U.S. Marine Corps as well as contemporary typefaces, illustrations and graphic projects by female designers. Type essays by Laure Boer (Berlin) and Gerda Breuer/Julia Meer (Wuppertal) are dealing with the role of women in graphic design and typography and outline a corresponding history. Numerous interviews with Verena Gerlach (Berlin), Ariane Spanier (Berlin, Nadine Chahine (Bad Homburg), Veronika Burian (Prag), Laura Worthington (Washington), Kapitza (London), Geneviève Gauckler (Paris), Esen Karol (Istanbul), Akiko Kanna (Tokyo) and Susanne Baer (Tokyo) as well as the second part of the Tokyo report by Ian Lynam (Tokyo), a musical travelogue and a paper report round up stuff to read.
Slanted Magazine #12
Women, Typography, Graphic Design