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Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors
Feature: Meet the New DHS Ambassadors

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 -

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Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad
Feature: A Tryst with the Past - Design History Workshop at NID Ahmedabad

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 -

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Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History
Feature: Where are the Women? Gender Disparities in Graphic Design History

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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Feature: Unmaking Things 2017
Feature: Unmaking Things 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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Meet the new DHS Ambassadors
Meet the new DHS Ambassadors

As the Design History Society continues to grow in membership and influence, the Board has appointed two Ambassadors with the aim of promoting the Society as a site of conversation, debate and reflection on design history. The Ambassadors will be utilising Twitter, Instagram and the DHS Blog to keep our members up to date with events and dialogues in the field.

28 June 2016 -

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London College of Furniture- Fifty Years On
London College of Furniture- Fifty Years On

​The London College of Furniture was formed in 1964, it had formally been the Shoreditch Technical College, and the shift in name signifies the aspiration of the staff to represent more that the local furniture and allied trades....

25 March 2015 -

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Q and A with Claire I R O'Mahony

​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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5T 2014: Design and Resistance The 9th Conference of Turkish Design History Society
5T 2014: Design and Resistance The 9th Conference of Turkish Design History Society

​The 9th Conference of the Turkish Design History Society, 5T 2014 was held at Yaşar University in İzmir, Turkey between the 15th and 16th of May 2014. Beginning with the 8th conference in 2013, the national interest of the organization...

1 June 2014 -

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