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 -
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'.
23 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!
6 May 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).
24 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.
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 -
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