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In the Eye of the Tornado: Rethinking the Limits of Design

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:30:30 +0000
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Object of the Day
Art Center College of Design
environmental design
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Rebeca Méndez
women designers
Women's History Month
<img width="640" height="240" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a tornado-like object composed of metal strips at center; text in blue above in a wavy line; text on either side, and photographs of buildings. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 700w, 300w, 170w, 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="29113" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1024,385" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="1996-59-1" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />In celebration of Women’s History Month, March Object of the Day posts highlight women designers in the collection. As design director for her alma mater, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, from 1991 to 1996, designer and artist Rebeca Méndez (b. 1962, Mexico City; active Los Angeles) played a key role in re-envisioning...
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