• this week in inspiration: 3.23 to 3.27.

    03.28.2008 / Miscellaneous

    10. Howard Hodgkin kicks up some dust in London.
    9. “Design, in the end, is about creating better things for people.” Bruce Nussbaum finally gets it right.
    8. WACK!Art gains great reviews, creating an almost-permanent space for feminine art in today’s society. [editor’s note: I am not a feminist, but I very much appreciate this message].
    7. A coupon a day keeps child hunger away.
    6. Colombia gets inspired.
    5. From plastic to print: artists unite.
    4. The greenest shade of shoes yet.
    3. Subtle branding is back. AMEN!
    2. The eVite gets a facelift.
    1. Design for Mankind’s eZine 3 to be released Monday at midnight. [Of course I’m going to make the zine number one!]

    • design for mankind.

      Hi Sharyne!!!

      Thanks so so so much for your comment. You raise a fantastic point re: feminism and the fact that is has such a negative connotation.

      I have tremendous respect for all types of feminists and find their knowledge of the topic quite inspiring. I don’t know much re: the history of feminism in terms of the definition at hand (radical, third-wave, etc), but all I can stand for is what I know from my experiences.

      So I guess when I say that I’m not a feminist, it simply means that I haven’t figured out where to categorize myself on the spectrum. It’s a bit like saying I’m not a photographer, b/c I haven’t committed myself to studying the craft. I do, however practice photography techniques at times, but I wouldn’t label myself as such.

      Does that make ANY sense? I do hope I haven’t offended you, and I think your points are right on. I’d love to talk with you more about your thoughts— email me!!! :)

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