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July 2, 2013
From women who make moves behind the scenes to an architectural theorist who hit the proverbial glass ceiling in the 1940s, here are more women in design worth knowing. Check out part one here.
Michael Lewis portrait of Maya Lin.

Although best known in the public sphere for her Vietnam memorial, artist, designer, and architect Maya Lin has an incredible perspective on art, environmental design, and furniture design. 

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Originally appeared in Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
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Architect and theorist Anne Tyng

Perhaps one of the most dedicated, yet underrated architectural theorists of the 20th Century, Anne Tyng’s influence can be seen in the mathematical forms and shapes prevalent in modern design. 

Originally appeared in Anne Tyng, 1920-2011
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Bard Graduate Center founder and director Susan Weber

Long before it was in vogue to do so, Susan Weber founded $20 million to found The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture (BGC), at the time on of the view pillars of decorative arts. Read about how the center has progressed, the continual popularity of mid-century design, and more.

Originally appeared in In the Material World: Susan Weber
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Michael Lewis portrait of Maya Lin.

Although best known in the public sphere for her Vietnam memorial, artist, designer, and architect Maya Lin has an incredible perspective on art, environmental design, and furniture design. 

Photo by Michael Lewis.

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