Welcome to the final Provocative Places and Objects blog of 2023. This time, Ieva Daujotaite, a Design History Postgraduate from the Royal College of Art / Victoria & Albert Museum shares research on Soviet Playground Design in Lithuania.
8 December 2023 -
Megan Brandow-Falller, Professor of History at the City University of New York KBCC, reports on research undertaken for the book project 'Child Creativity from Secessionist Vienna to Postwar America', supported by the DHS Research Access Grant (Professional)
22 November 2023 -
Welcome to the next in our Provocative Places and Objects series, in which our contributors look at places and spaces that challenge and confront us as design historians. This time, Justin Childress, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Master of Arts in Design & Innovation at the Southern Methodist University, looks at VHS tapes as memory objects.
9 November 2023 -
Jessica Kelly reports on the publication of her monograph titled No More Giants: J.M. Richards, modernism and The Architectural Review, which was partly funded by the DHS Research Publication Grant.
20 October 2023 -
Welcome to the next in our Provocative Places and Objects series, in which our contributors look at places and spaces that challenge and confront us as design historians. This time, Isabella Warnham, a student on the V&A/RCA History of Design MA, looks at the Arab Hall at Leighton House in London.
11 October 2023 -
Ahead of our ‘Designing the Domestic: Innovation in the Home’ symposium, DHS Ambassador Alexandra Banister caught up with Dr Emeline Brule, design lecturer at the University of Sussex, to further explore her research into the modern torchiere.
5 October 2023 -
As part of our upcoming online symposium ‘Designing the Domestic: Innovation in the Home’, DHS Ambassador Alex Banister caught up with Selin Geerinckx, interior architect and doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, to discuss her research on the bodily and mental effects of modern(ist) housing ideologies. Selin will be presenting joint paper – ‘The Bruynzeel Kitchen: On Body Movements and Household Reform’ alongside Els De Vos, associate professor at the University of Antwerp.
3 October 2023 -
Ahead of our ‘Designing the Domestic: Innovation in the Home’ symposium, DHS Ambassador Alexandra Banister interviewed Priya Gupta, a PhD scholar at the Faculty of Architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, to further discuss her research analysing the impact of state led regulations on Chandigarh’s private housing.
27 September 2023 -
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