Trümmerfrauen: The Women Who Helped Rebuild Germany After World War 2

After the end of World War 2, one of the main tasks was to clear the urban areas of ruin and start rebuilding Europe—Germany in particular, where the damage was extensive. Allied bombing had laid to waste nearly every German city, town and village, destroying millions of homes, public buildings, schools, factories, as well as centuries-old cathedrals, mediaeval houses and other historic structures.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/trummerfrauen-the-women-who-helped-rebuild-germany-after-world-war-2/

“Untypical Girls”: Early Photographs Of Women In Punk From Between The Late 1970s And Early 1990s

Punk girls with Belinda Carlisle from the Go-Go’s in the center. Los Angeles, 1978. Photo by Mike Murphy. These rarely seen, personal photographs, taken from Sam Knee’s forthcoming book, Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution, chart the rise of women in alternative music. From the advent of punk in late-70s Britain to grunge via no wave, indie...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/untypical-girls-early-photographs-of-women-in-punk-from-between-the-late-1970s-and-early-1990s/

Company Creates Satirical T-Shirts That Intentionally Portray Man The Way Society Portrays Women

Imagine that the world as we know it was turned on its head, gender roles and stereotypes were flipped and men got to see life through the eyes of a woman’s experience. In this world, women are historically the dominant sex, taking lead roles in science, art, and exploration, while men are largely tasked with domestic duties, looking after the house and raising children. More: Man Who Has It All h/

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/company-creates-satirical-t-shirts-that-intentionally-portray-man-the-way-society-portrays-women/

Who Says Girls Can’t Repair Cars? Check Out These Amazing Photographs Of Women Auto Mechanics From The Early 20th Century

Women began finding work when World War I began in 1914; they had to take the jobs of men who had gone to war. A wide range of jobs needed filling. Automotive machines were in large production around this time to supply the United States and other countries with vehicles for war. This was the start of women playing important roles in the automotive industry. Not all women on the front lines were...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/who-says-girls-cant-repair-cars-check-out-these-amazing-photographs-of-women-auto-mechanics-from-the-early-20th-century/

This Is An Ad For Men: Hire More Women In Leadership Roles

The sad truth about gender equality in Germany: Men dominate the management and executive boards – with 91.4%. Time to prove that women belong in leadership too. Based on a data project, L’Oreal Paris collected and analyzed several studies and data sets with results that led to the first cosmetic advertising for men. Simplified infographics with products prove that women belong in...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/this-is-an-ad-for-men-hire-more-women-in-leadership-roles/

Twitter Thread Roasts Bathtub Tray Ads For Women

A bathroom tray advertisement prompted a slew of tweets from a woman who used dripping sarcasm set the record straight about what a woman’s bathtub time really looks like. The advertisement that started it all seems to come from RoyalCraft Wood, a company that specializes in wood products. The ad depicts a woman gleefully sitting in a candlelit bathtub drinking both a latte and a glass of wine...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/twitter-thread-roasts-bathtub-tray-ads-for-women/

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

The 1980s can be categorized as a decade of excess. The new generation of young people placed a heavy emphasis on individuality, materialism and consumerism, all of which was reflected in the popular fashions and hairstyles of the time. As usual, the music, television and, for the first time, computer industries played a prominent role in determining what styles and trends took off across the...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/splendid-vintage-snaps-of-young-girls-with-very-big-hair-in-the-1980s/

Stunning Photos Show The Sexy Models Of 1980s Autobuff Magazine

Autobuff December 1984 Here below is a cool photo collection that shows sexy models of Autobuff magazine in the mid-1980s. h/t: vintag.es Autobuff April 1985 Autobuff August 1985 Autobuff August 1985 Autobuff December 1985 Autobuff December 1985 Autobuff February 1985 Autobuff July 1985 Autobuff June 1985 Autobuff May 1985 Autobuff May 1985 Autobuff November 1985 Autobuff November 1985 Autobuff...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/stunning-photos-show-the-sexy-models-of-1980s-autobuff-magazine/

“Hail The Dark Lioness”: An Important Series Addressing Identity Politics And Racial Injustice

South African visual artist, activist, and photographer Zanele Muholi took 365 self-portraits for her series titled ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness’, to bring to attention the injustices faced by South African people of color. The book features over ninety of Muholi’s evocative self-portraits, each image drafted from material props in Muholi’s immediate environment.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/hail-the-dark-lioness-an-important-series-addressing-identity-politics-and-racial-injustice/

Budweiser Adapts Its Sexist Ads From The 50s And 60s To 2019

In honor of the International Women’s Day, Budweiser, in collaboration with VaynerMedia, decided to revisit some of their some of their advertisements from the past era, that had some rather sexist remarks. The ads implied that anything women did was supposed to please men, with little attention to themselves. However, thanks to the efforts of feminists everywhere, that is no longer the case and...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/budweiser-adapts-its-sexist-ads-from-the-50s-and-60s-to-2019/