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.
18 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.
8 April 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.
21 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.
11 March 2017 -
Thanks to a 2016 Research Travel Grant from the Design History Society, I was able to conduct crucial primary research for the completion of my monograph, which is provisionally titled From House to Home: Gender, Identity & Emotion in British Interior Design, 1750-1840.
25 February 2017 -
Histories of Italian fashion have often highlighted the lives and careers of couturiers and individual stilisti, or the relevance of centres of Italian fashion at particular moments; however, the investigation of the actual material that constructs fashion - that is, textiles and their fibres - are overlooked.
17 February 2017 -
I would like to express my gratitude to the Design History Society for awarding me the 2016 Research Publication Grant. This funding will go towards covering the costs of clearing image rights for my forthcoming book Designing for Socialist Need: Industrial Design Practice in the German Democratic Republic (Routledge, 2017).
3 February 2017 -
Unmaking Things is a blog run by students of the MA History of Design course, jointly run by the Royal College of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Established in 2011 as a microsite under the full name 'Unmaking Things: a Design History Studio', it was conceived as 'an online studio within which students of the course could practice their craft'.
26 January 2017 -
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