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books, links, videos, audios about gender and design

Language, Gender and Design

The interweaving of language and gender clearly can contribute to a differentiated approach towards design, therefore this study on gendered language in teacher reviews worth reading: „Men are sexualized when they teach in fields culturally associated with “femininity” and women are sexualized when they teach in fields culturally associated with “masculinity.”   https://gendersociety.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/beyond-bossy-or-brilliant/

A new essay by Uta Brandes on gender & design

A new essay by Uta Brandes on gender & design (in German): „Erste Erkundungen im Dickicht des Gender-Diskurses in Design“; published in: Öffnungszeiten – Papiere zur Designwissenschaft, 28/2014, Design und Gesellschaft: Wandel der Lebensformen, p.25 ff http://www.upress.uni-kassel.de/katalog/abstract.php?1613-5881_003

iGDN Conference in Cologne

-German only- Die erste deutschsprachige Tagung des iGDN wird naheliegend unter dem Titel „Gender-Design-Network“ stattfinden! Freitag, 21.11.2104, Start: 10:30 Uhr in der Köln International School of Design, Ubierring 40, 50678 Köln Anmeldung kostenfrei unter: office@genderdesign.org ________________________________________ Schluss mit rosa – aber auch mit der Ideologie, Design sei geschlechtsneutral. Denn jede Gestaltung ist unabdingbar mit Gender verknüpft: […]

Gritty in pink (The Guardian, UK)

Jane Martinson in The Guardian’s women’s blog: Gritty in pink: Hunger Games inspires bow and arrows toy for girls „With Catching Fire out next week, Hasbro’s Nerf Rebelle bows are sure to top many a Christmas list this year. But why must so many toys for girls – even those that encourage outside play – […]

Online resources / reading

We will be posting information on online and offline resources and reading on a regular basis. This is the first post in this category. Rockwood, Kate: Forget ‚Shrink it and pink it‘: The Femme Den unleashed Article about a group of four female product designers (Erica Eden, Agneta Enga, Whitney Hopkins, Yvonne Lin) at Smart […]