Designed by women
Catherine Griffiths talks her new open-source poster series and journey to empower women designers in Aotearoa
This time last year, graphic designer and artist Catherine Griffiths launched a protest. The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) was staging its annual awards, and Griffiths took issue with a gender imbalance: DINZ’s top accolade, the Black Pin, had been awarded 40 times to men and only three times to women. A similar imbalance was apparent in last year’s judging panels for the awards, which contained 46 men and only 15 women.