Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Sobre diseño y género. Mujeres pioneras

Rosalía Torrent Esclapés


This article reflects on the presence of women in industrial design. As it happens in so many other creative facets, the difficulties when acceding to an active place in labour life and the lack of recognition of their work have complicated their action and their visibilization. Nevertheless, a series of pioneering women laid the foundations so that this activity could also be developed without prejudices of genre. The obstacles have not been cleared yet, and the presence of women, especially in certain sectors of industrial design is in a real minority. All in all, their number increases and thus the hope of real equality in this activity.

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