TARRA + Goldyn Call For Entries This year, TARRA partnered with Goldyn to host a collaborative installation in their LoHi storefront featuring three “Women Who Create”: 2 photographers and 1 from a different creative discipline. We called for entries…and they poured in! We’ve Selected! Announcing the four “Women Who Create” selected. (Yes four. Too much […]
Last Saturday we marched. Today we are firmly grounded in a new era of uncertainty. Saturday, January 21, 2017, citizens of the world took to the streets in a breathtaking display of solidarity transcending, national and international borders; differences in age, race, and gender; income brackets; and sociopolitical perspectives. Women’s marches around the world united […]
A word from TARRA’s founder, Kate Bailey. “May the election of Trump bring forth the fiercest, smartest, toughest generation of ass-kicking women this country could possibly imagine.” —Jeffrey Wright The dust has settled enough to allow for some clarity. Since our October launch, the headlines have been filled with a daunting procession of unsettling (and […]
“Women are always told, ‘You’re not going to make it, it’s too difficult, you can’t do that, don’t enter this competition, you’ll never win it,’—they need confidence in themselves and people around them to help them to get on.” —Zaha Hadid At it’s core TARRA: Women Who Create is a platform and community dedicated to […]
Click Here to View the Original Article in the NY Times Style Magazine August 4, 2016. By Erica Schwiegersausen One day this spring, Rachel Comey and Leanne Shapton were having lunch when it occurred to them that there was a blind spot in their knowledge of midcentury furniture designers: women. Comey, a fashion designer, was […]
Click Here to View the Original Article by Robin Pogrebin in the NY Times April 13, 2016. Prompted by the death of female architect, Zaha Hadid, the New York Times hosted an informal online questionnaire–an invitation asking female architects to speak to their experiences in the profession. There were more than 200 responses in less […]
First seen at AlJazeera.com, August 2014 By: Despina Stratigakos Architecture is still a male-dominated profession but women architects are challenging and changing. Women are architecture’s original rebels. Over 120 years ago, they insisted that architecture schools and professional organisations open their doors to women, arguing that the field would thrive (or wither) according to the […]
First appeared on RISD.com, March 8, 2016. As the world marks International Women’s Day today, it’s worth remembering that RISD was founded and nurtured by members of the RI Women’s Centennial Commission more than 40 years before women in America even gained the right to vote. And without the tenacity and vision of RISD’s co-founder and […]
As one of the few female leaders in the furniture industry, I am intimately aware of “The Gender Gap” therein. Until 2007, I served as leader of an old-line American luxury furniture brand. I supervised sales, marketing, design, and production. Along with a handful of female leaders–Rachel Kohler of Baker Furniture, Joan Karges Rogier of […]
No Sir founder Terese Alstin on how her new brand challenges the industry status quo by promoting women. METROPOLIS MAGAZINE / FEBRUARY 2016 Photo: Bodil Johansson Story: Terese Alstin Early last year I left Hövding—the airbag-helmet company a colleague and I founded 10 years ago—to start a business on my own. I had grown tired of being told “no” by […]
The London-based, internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid has become the first female recipient of the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, awarded annually to a professional in recognition of a lifetime’s work. Not that this is the only reason we admire Hadid – her dynamic work has been creating a stir in the world of architecture ever since she […]
This one is for the smart girls, design geeks, the artists and the right brainers who have a fire in their belly to do something more.
TARRA is about “Women Who Create”—architects, furniture makers, woodworkers, blacksmiths, weavers, printmakers, artisans and crafts(wo)men who are innovating and elevating their craft.