Women in Design

Madeleine Moore-Burrell Documentary: So Good, So Far, 2015
In the mid-1960s, Madeleine Moore-Burrell began her career in industrial design at Henry Dreyfuss’s firm in New York City, where she was the only woman of color on staff. She contributed to the design of important new symbols for major clients including American Airlines, John Deere, Polaroid, and Singer Manufacturing Company. Her symbols for camera...
Women Making Wallpaper
For Women's History Month, view more than 100 years of women's contributions to wallpaper design.
A digital collage of seven images of various types of design objects, including posters, a wallpaper, a textile, and salt and pepper shakers.
Women in Design
Discover the cross-disciplinary work of women in design through seven objects.
Rael-Gálvez Family Blankets
In this video Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez reflects on two blankets woven by his great-great-grandmother, Manuelita Cisneros. These objects form part of an immensely important extant group of nineteenth century blankets woven by Diné (Navajo) women who were enslaved by, or worked as servants in Hispanic households in the Southwest region of the United States. Combining...