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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 1)
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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 1)

23 May 2017 -

I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me with a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a crucial research trip to Tokyo, Japan. This will inform my PhD thesis, provisionally titled 'Graphic design in colonial Korea and the influence of Japanese Shōgyō Bijutsu'.

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DHS Vacancy: Teaching & Learning Officer

20 May 2017

The Design History Society is now accepting applications for the position of Teaching & Learning Officer. The Teaching...

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Journal of Design History Special Issue: Call for Papers

17 May 2017

Aesthetics and Design History Since its formulation as an independent discipline in the 1970s, design history has...

International Ceramics Festival 2017
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International Ceramics Festival 2017

12 May 2017

The International Ceramics Festival (ICF) is Europe's premier ceramics festival, held at Aberystwyth Arts...

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External Vacancy: Curator/Senior Curator, Modern & Contemporary Design at the National Museum of Scotland

10 May 2017

National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse...

Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors
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Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors

6 May 2017 -

Last month, the Design History Society welcomed three new Ambassadors to the team. Continuing the success of the first two DHS Ambassadors, Zara Arshad and Janine Barker, Vivien Chan, Simon Spier and Suchitra Choudhury have taken up the baton, and hope to take the role to new and exciting places!

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Association of Dress Historians Awards

3 May 2017

The constitution of The Association of Dress Historians (ADH) stipulates that the objective of the charity is the...

Volume 30, Number 2, 2017
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Volume 30, Number 2, 2017

1 May 2017

Talk: The Fashion Revolution at Design Museum, London with David Crowley
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Talk: The Fashion Revolution at Design Museum, London with David Crowley

26 April 2017

Join cultural historian David Crowley to examine the legacy of the Soviet avant-garde in fashion and film design in...

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Report: DHS Inaugural Panel at CAA Conference 2017 by Dr Harriet Atkinson
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Report: DHS Inaugural Panel at CAA Conference 2017 by Dr Harriet Atkinson

24 April 2017 -

In February 2017, the Design History Society held its inaugural panel as affiliate at the College Art Association conference in New York. The panel, titled 'Beyond Boundaries: Art and Design Exhibitions as Transnational Exchange from 1945', was co-chaired by Dr Harriet Atkinson (University of Brighton), Dr Sarah Lichtman (Parsons The New School), and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton).

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External Vacancy: Curator of Digital Design at the V&A

21 April 2017

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London are seeking a Curator of Digital Design to join the Design,...

Q&A with DHS Essay Prize 2016 Winner, Ingrid Halland
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Q&A with DHS Essay Prize 2016 Winner, Ingrid Halland

18 April 2017 -

Ingrid Halland won the DHS Essay Prize​ in the post-graduate category for her submission, "Designs on our Ultimate Environment: Gruppo 9999, Superstudio and the New Ontological Landscape". Here, DHS Teaching & Learning Officer, Maya Oppenheimer, speaks to Halland about her research.

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Inaugural DHS Design Writing Prize

12 April 2017

In order to encourage, recognise, and support writing that engages audiences in critical and contemporary issues in...

Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad
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Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad

8 April 2017 -

Last month, I experienced one of the most exciting days in my academic life when Tanishka Kachru​, a senior faculty member at National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad, India, invited me to be a part of a history of design workshop.

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DHS Vacancy: Student Officer

3 April 2017

The Design History Society is currently seeking applications for the position of Student Officer. The Student Officer...

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Papanek Symposium 2017: Design and Ethics (22 September 2017)

29 March 2017

Questions of design and ethics take on a new currency, form and prescience in a post-industrial, 'post-truth'...

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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Helena Chance
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Report: DHS Research Publication Grant by Helena Chance

21 March 2017 -

In February 2016 I was delighted to hear that my application for a Design History Society Research Publication Grant​ towards the preparation of my book 'The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial Digital Age' was successful.

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JDH Vacancy: Managing Editor

17 March 2017

The Design History Society wishes to invite individuals to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of Design History...

Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History
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Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History

11 March 2017 -

On International Women's Day 2017, I was given the great privilege of presenting my research on gender disparities in graphic design history to graphics students at Central Saint Martins. My talk was part of a debate entitled 'Do we need graphic design history?' between myself and Dr Paul Rennie​.