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#96 - Art_ndDesign XXI - Women designers

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Rosa Cortázar Meléndez

Writing of the week

I guess you've noticed that lately every time I talk about a designer or movement I take the opportunity to also talk about female designers, as I'd like to give a little bit of gender perspective to the subject (males pls calm down). And if you haven't noticed... take a look at the last articles <3

Taking advantage of the fact that this Tuesday was 8M I wanted to use this article to recommend you the project "Diseñadoras Gráficas", a work developed in the master's degree in Cultural Studies and Visual Arts (Feminist Perspectives and Cuir/Queer) of the University Miguel Hernández by Marta Quílez India in 2018. I haven't met him until now and I loved the great work he has.

It is a platform for research into women's graphic design in the face of the multiple difficulties that prevented them from being able to develop in a field of work as masculinised as design was (and still is in some aspects), seeking to make visible those who managed to insert themselves into that world and to create awareness and visibility for the women who have laid the foundations, worked, work and will work in the discipline on the importance of an equal society between men and women.

In its archive you can find everything from women who work/worked on posters to typography, publishing, corporate identity, illustration, packaging... among them Barbara Kruger, Paula Scher and Betty Willis.

Articles & Ideas

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The Skill Learning Curve

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After hearing multiple testimonies from friends on their less-than-optimal recruitments experiences, I decided to write a quick guide. Nati Asher

What is Atomic Research ?

Atomic Research is a new approach developped by Daniel Pidock and very similar to Atomic Design. It helps to organize datas collected from the user research. Hannah Sellam

Alternatives to Pagination on Product-Listing Pages

Infinite loading and Show More buttons can provide smooth interaction when loading products. Kate Moran

Eight Laws of Statistics

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Use a 3-Level Information Hierarchy for the “How It Works” Page for Consumables Subscription-Service Sites

The variety of service options across subscription-service sites can often vary widely from site to site. Therefore, according to our Premium UX Research, “How It Works” pages for these sites need to provide users with detailed information on the subscription-service basics and any unique features offered by the site. Baymard Institute

The case for adding validation state to your design tokens

Naming things is hard. One way to go about naming things is via topology, the practice of classifying things by way of their visual characteristics. It is a subtle art. Eric W. Bailey



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