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Spaces and Flows: Sixth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies Decline Belt Cities and Places: Prospects, Problems, Possibilities
Spaces and Flows: Sixth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies Decline Belt Cities and Places: Prospects, Problems, Possibilities

​The Sixth International Conference on Spaces and Flows, to be held November 2015 in Chicago, is premised on a notion: that cities across the global north and global south are mysterious and turbulent places...

10 May 2015 -

Reviews
Alexis Romano Student travel award report: Prêt-à-Porter, Paris, and the Image of Women
Alexis Romano Student travel award report: Prêt-à-Porter, Paris, and the Image of Women

​The Design History Society's student travel award allowed me to spend several weeks in Paris in November-December 2014 to undertake final research before I submit my PhD thesis in 2015 to the Courtauld Institute of Art...

10 May 2015 -

Reports
Catherine Ince Travel Report: The World of Charles and Ray Eames
Catherine Ince Travel Report: The World of Charles and Ray Eames

​Where do you begin with an archive that comprises over a million artefacts? This was the question I asked myself repeatedly when I started research on the work of Charles and Ray Eames and the Eames Office for a new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery.

10 May 2015 -

Reports
Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz: Student Conference Bursary Report

​The Design History Society Student Conference Bursary Award provided me the generous opportunity to attend the 2014 Annual Design History Society Conference Design for War and Peace at the Department for Continuing Education

7 May 2015 -

Reports
London College of Furniture- Fifty Years On
London College of Furniture- Fifty Years On

​The London College of Furniture was formed in 1964, it had formally been the Shoreditch Technical College, and the shift in name signifies the aspiration of the staff to represent more that the local furniture and allied trades....

25 March 2015 -

Features
Dr Helena Britt: Design History Society Research Grant 2014 Report
Dr Helena Britt: Design History Society Research Grant 2014 Report

​The DHS Grant permitted research continuation, conference attendance and paper presentation surrounding the carpet manufacturers Stoddard Templeton. This name denotes a group of Scottish companies synonymous with the formation...

25 March 2015 -

Reports
Student Travel Award Report - Emma O'Toole
Student Travel Award Report - Emma O'Toole

As pioneering Staffordshire ceramic manufacturers, several detailed studies have been conducted into Wedgwood's (est.1759) and Spode's (est.1776, succeeded by Copeland & Garrett in 1833) production and marketing methods during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries...

3 March 2015 -

Reports
DHS at the ICDHS conference in Aveiro, 8-11 July 2014

​As the Membership and Outreach Officer, I represented the DHS at the biennial ICDHS conference, held in Aveiro in July 2014. The Society was invited...

4 January 2015 -

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