Is design still a man's world?

Women make excellent designers, there's no question about that. We're fantastic communicators and we're multi-taskers. Anthropologist Helen Fisher describes women as 'web-thinkers', saying: "Women tend to collect more pieces of data when they think, put them into more complex patterns, identify more options and outcomes." These are all skills that undeniably make for a good problem-solving designer.

Today, over half of all design graduates are female, and the opportunity to combine the many different characteristics of female and male minds sometimes results in dream collaborations. Take NYC-based design firm Sagmeister & Walsh, for example. In 2012, graphic design legend Stefan Sagmeister joined forces with savvy SVA graduate Jessica Walsh, and an unstoppable, award-winning team was born.

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