Since 2010 I have been working on a book I would like to publish about design, styling and entertainment in the 1970s. This study concerns the three Rs; these being revisionism; radicalism; and 're-semanticisation'...
4 November 2014 -
6x6 is a collaborative letterpress research project that brings together six leading UK based Higher Education design schools with active letterpress workshops. The project combines a traditional understanding of letterpress composition with...
1 November 2014 -
After the 1917 October Revolution, many Russian artists and craftsmen joined the Bolshevik regime and utilized their skills to work towards communism. Artists began experimenting with ways to visually form the new society...
(De)constructing Utopia: Design in Eastern Europe from Thaw to Perestroika, a conference hosted by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield (May 2nd–3rd 2014), brought together speakers from the UK, Germany...
22 October 2014 -
Sigmund Freud stated, in 1933, 'When you meet a human being, the first distinction you make is "male or female", and you are accustomed to make the distinction with unhesitating certainty...
1 October 2014 -
The full list of the winners and nominees of the 2014 DHS Essay Prize
21 September 2014 -
This year's theme of Design for War and Peace inspired me to put together a panel that would reconsider the production of propaganda in the Eastern Bloc after Stalin...
10 September 2014 -
With the 2014 DHS conference not too far away, we asked conference convenor Claire I R O'Mahony a few questions about what visitors can expect...
23 July 2014 -
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