This MOMA curator can lay claim to being the most influential woman in design, though she would not say so herself.
I remember coming across her book Mutant Materials and finding it the best book on materials for a non-chemist/ student of design. By the way I am still looking to get my hands on a copy that I can call my own.
This month's Fast Company magazine profiles Ms. Antonelli and other designers in their annual Design Masters issue.
Fast Company Article