Design, Digested 20: Gender-neutral language

This week: inclusive language, the work of women designers, and the healing power of photography.

Design, Digested #20

Do Gender-Neutral Pronouns Need Their Own Glyphs?

Typography is what language looks like.

โ€” Ellen Lupton

As gender-neutral pronouns are becoming commonplace in spoken language, is it time to remove gendered language from written work? Find out what these type designers are proposing.

๐Ÿ”— Read the article (on AIGA Eye on Design)

Scrittura inclusiva in francese: come funziona?

For years, the discussion on inclusive language in France has been lively. Find out how the discussion is progressing, and what are the most popular approaches. This extensive article is in Italian.

๐Ÿ”— Read the article (on Alice Orrù's website)

Ten lesser-known designs by women from the past century

The book Woman Made: Great Women Designers, by architect Jane Hall, celebrates the work of over 200 women designers from the past century. In the article, she presents ten projects.

๐Ÿ”— Read the article (on Dezeen)

โ€˜Something magical happensโ€™: the cameras helping refugee children to heal

Full of laughter and joy, i saw the air fly is testament to the unfailing resilience of the imagination, the healing power of photography, and the enchanting perspective of childhood.

๐Ÿ”— Read the article (on The Guardian)

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