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Feature: Thoughts on Three Czech Modernist Villas
Feature: Thoughts on Three Czech Modernist Villas

This article explores three twentieth-century villas - Villa Tugendhat, Villa Müller and Villa Rothmayer - comparing their interiors, and the representations of these houses and the families living in them.

19 August 2017 -

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Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 2)
Report: DHS Strategic Research Grant by Yongkeun Chun (Part 2)

During a research period in Tokyo, I was able to study and gather materials for a significant case study regarding Korean and Japanese commercial art education by reviewing a collection of Japanese exhibition catalogues. I would like to thank the Design History Society once again for supporting the archival work essential for my studies.

11 August 2017 -

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Report: DHS Research Travel and Conference Grant by Verity Clarkson
Report: DHS Research Travel and Conference Grant by Verity Clarkson

I spent Valentine's Day 2017 in New York in anticipation of one of the largest international art history gatherings - the College Art Association​ Annual Conference - at which I would be co-chairing the Design History Society's inaugural panel as an affiliate society. This was a valuable opportunity to work with a larger, US-based organisation and promote the DHS internationally.

4 August 2017 -

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Feature: DresserFest - Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods
Feature: DresserFest - Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods

The weekend of 30 June-2 July 2017 saw Middlesbrough host the second edition of the bi-annual 'Dresserfest', a family-friendly and action packed celebration of the Victorian industrial designer Christopher Dresser (1834-1904).

27 July 2017 -

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Karen Price
Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Karen Price

The Design History Society Student Travel Award funded 7 days, 4 ferry journeys, 2 flights and numerous bus journeys in and around the Orkney and Shetland Islands, where I was able to study first-hand objects made by members of the Armed Forces during World War II.

14 July 2017 -

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Report: Strategic Research Grant by Suchitra Choudhury

I am grateful to the Design History Society for awarding me a Strategic Research Grant, which helped to fund a trip to London for consulting a collection of shawls at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

6 July 2017 -

Reports
Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Erica Tso
Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Erica Tso

With the generous support of the DHS Student Travel Award, I had the opportunity to visit Tokyo for a week in May 2017. The primary and secondary sources I collected during this trip will form the core evidence for my research on the identity of modern Japanese women during the interwar period.

30 June 2017 -

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Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Ruth Clifford
Report: DHS Student Travel Award by Ruth Clifford

I am in the third year of a PhD, studying design and business education for traditional artisans in India. The DHS Student Travel Award enabled me to conduct filming in one of my case study locations: Maheshwar, a small town in Madhya Pradesh state.

17 June 2017 -

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