If you’ve ever wondered about girls and pink and boys and blue, you should definitely go look at In Kids’ Rooms, Pink Is for Girls, Blue Is for Boys at Slate.
“JeongMee Yoon’s “The Pink and Blue Project” began when her 5-year-old daughter wanted to wear and play with exclusively pink clothing and toys.
Realizing her daughter was part of an international phenomenon of gender-specific marketing campaigns, Yoon began photographing American and South Korean children in their bedrooms with their collection of pink and blue objects, highlighting the powerful gender-oriented marketing pitch toy companies such as Mattel make to children and parents.
To create the series, Yoon took an approach not unlike that of the strategic marketing campaigns she wished to capture.”
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