Gender Remodeling: Suzanne Tick Reading Summary

Photo of Suzanne Tick retrieved from SuzanneTick.com Suzanne Tick, founder of Tick Inc., constructs an article entitled “His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society” to encourage today’s modelers and designers to create a design that fits everyone. Tick says “Designers, who should focus a critical eye on society’s issues, need to work within this discourse and help promote acceptance and change” (paragraph 1). She starts her argument by stating “today’s design landscape is still deeply rooted by a modern movement shaped by a predominantly male perspective” (paragraph 2). However, she feels that this should not be case. Within the article Tick also explains how “women are becoming more prominent in the workplace”, and its about to for designers to start “incorporating gender sensitivity into their work”. She then explains that this cannot be achieved with simply “regulations and compliance”, because these concepts only go so far. They, being fellow designers and architects, must face the issue head on and “create environments in which people can have their own identity” (paragraph...
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