I am grateful for the generous support of the Design History Society of my Research Publication Grant application. These funds have been used to contribute to image rights and reproduction fees for visuals included in my forthcoming book, Designing the Department Store: Display and Retail at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.
8 July 2018 -
As part of my ongoing doctoral work, I am attempting to map-out and understand the shifting positions of design in postcolonial India. Crucially, a DHS Strategic Research Grant enabled me to visit Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay and National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.
9 June 2018 -
A fourteen-day research trip to two significant United States-based collections was made possible by the Design History Society's Student Travel Award. This visit allowed me to examine several rare Malay printed books and manuscripts, and consult several folders of missionary correspondence, lithographed, and typeset books.
10 May 2018 -
I was thrilled to learn that my application for a DHS Research Publication Grant had been successful. These funds will be used to contribute to the colour printing of my book "Color, Science and Fashion: Splendid Hues in the 19th Century".
28 April 2018 -
With the generous support of the Design History Society's Strategic Research Grant, I had the fantastic opportunity of presenting my research on the Design History Society-affiliated panel at the annual College Art Association conference, held in Los Angeles on 21-24 February 2018.
14 April 2018 -
The College Arts Association's 106th Annual Conference was held last month in Los Angeles. This year was the second year in which the Design History Society participated in the event as a CAA-affiliated society panel.
26 March 2018 -
Tom Cubbin outlines how a DHS Research Travel & Conference Grant has provided "the resources and confidence to undertake a pre-study that will form the basis of further research applications".
5 March 2018 -
Thanks to the assistance of a DHS Research Exhibition Grant, I was able to travel to Edinburgh in November 2017 to work with staff at National Museums Scotland, and with collections held in NMS stores.
10 January 2018 -
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