United Kingdom

The Wallpaper History Society

http://wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk/

Promotes an awareness and understanding of historic and contemporary wallcoverings.

Visual and Material Culture Centre, Kingston University

http://fada.kingston.ac.uk/research/visual-and-material-culture-research-centre/

An interdisciplinary research centre in visual and material culture, and the histories of art, design, and architecture.

Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland

http://ssnci.com/

The principal activities of the Society are the organising of conferences and the publication of works or collections of papers on Nineteenth-Century Ireland.

The Economic History Society

http://www.ehs.org.uk/

The EHS aims to promote the study of economic and social history.

​The Design Research Society

http://www.designresearchsociety.org/joomla/index.php

The Design Research Society is the multi-disciplinary international learned society for the design research community. DRS was founded in 1967, and since then has established a record of significant achievements in contributing to design knowledge.

The Crafts Council

http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/

The Crafts Council is the UK's national organisation for the promotion of contemporary crafts.

The Costume Society

http://costumesociety.org.uk/

Promotes the object-based study of contemporary and historic clothing and textiles. The Society publishes the journal Costume

20th Century Society

http://www.c20society.org.uk/

The Twentieth Century Society exists to safeguard the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards.

International

The William Morris Society

http://www.morrissociety.org/

Aims to make the life and work of Morris and his associates better known

The Textile Society

http://textilesocietyofamerica.org/

Provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives.

Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland

http://ssnci.com/

The principal activities of the Society are the organising of conferences and the publication of works or collections of papers on Nineteenth-Century Ireland.

Gesellschaft für Designgeschichte (GfDg)

http://www.gfdg.org/

German Design History Society

College Art Association

http://www.collegeart.org/

CAA includes among its members those who by vocation or avocation are concerned about and/or committed to the practice of art, teaching, and research of and about the visual arts and humanities

The Center for Material Culture Studies

http://sites.udel.edu/materialculture/

The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware helps to integrate and enhance the University's rich resources for the creation, study, and conservation of material culture

​Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design.

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States.