Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gloria Steinem talks learning feminism from women of color, Boeing patents a "force field," The X-Files returns and more in this week's look at the web

1. Gloria Steinem on Black Women and Feminism Feminist, journalist and activist Gloria Steinem told Black Enterprise that she thinks black women invented the feminist movement. The Medal of Freedom award winner further discusses the role black women played in her 50-year career, explaining that they were actually twice as likely to support feminist issues compared with white women. When asked what she has to …

Massimo Vignelli’s Signed 2012 NYC Subway Diagram

The celebrated graphic designer's illustrious map for the MTA is now available as a poster print

Less than one year ago, the world lost one of its most important creative minds with the passing of Massimo Vignelli. The celebrated graphic designer bestowed upon us a great number of now-iconic designs, though perhaps none more visibly lasting than his 1972 MTA New York City Transit subway map. To celebrate the legacy he left behind, one that will surely continue to inspire for …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Saying goodbye to legendary figures, Google's self-driving car, the scientific lure of bacon and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Massimo Vignelli Remembered The world lost a true visionary this week in Italian designer Massimo Vignelli. Working with his wife Lella, the Modernist creator’s formative works will have a lasting legacy across a wide range of design fields, from homewares to logos. In this republished story, former Vignelli Associates employee Michael Bierut (now partner at Pentagram) recounts his experience working in the designer’s space …