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Women of Influence

We identify a cross-section of designers hard at work in every corner of society, from a Taiwanese graphic designer working in the New York headquarters of Pentagram, to the first female architect in Pakistan, to three trailblazers at MIT. Across their varied disciplines, these 15 thinkers, planners, and makers define today’s creative economy.

Women of Influence in Design

  • Natasha Jen portrait by Jonathan Puckey

    Natasha Jen

    Pentagram’s newest partner adopts a spatial approach to graphic design and building brand identities that go way beyond logos. 

  • Renny Ramakers illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Renny Ramakers

    A few words with the polymath powerhouse behind Dutch industrial-design giant Droog.

  • Jill Lerner illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Jill Lerner

    Managing principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, FAIA

  • Elisa Orlanski Ours illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Elisa Orlanski Ours

    This fixer brings a varied background in academia, architecture, and construction to her management role at one of New York City’s blue-chip development firms. 

  • Susan Kare illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Susan Kare

    Thirty years ago, an Apple designer helped define the future of personal computers with three iconic icons.

  • Yasmeen Lari illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Yasmeen Lari

    With nearly half a century of in-the-field experience, Pakistan’s first female architect leads an ambitious nonprofit, the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan.

  • Marva Griffin Wilshire illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Marva Griffin Wilshire

    The Venezuelan mastermind behind the world’s largest furniture fair is an outspoken friend to the undiscovered.

  • women of influence womens et womanus

    Womens et Womanus

    Meet three women who are helping keep MIT’s architecture program—America’s first—at the forefront of design innovation.

  • Eva Franch i Gilabert illustration by Jonathan Puckey

    Eva Franch i Gilabert

    New York’s seminal downtown architecture gallery heralds a Catalonia-born academic, firebrand, and force of nature as its director.

  • women of influence womens et womanus

    Womens et Womanus

    Meet three women who are helping keep MIT’s architecture program—America’s first—at the forefront of design innovation.

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Hi

Can someone tell me the software used to create these images, I had it before but lost it due a computer crash?

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