Journal of Design History

27 February 2023

Join us in welcoming the new members of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Design History

Dr Harriet Atkinson, a researcher and lecturer based at University of Brighton, is currently Arts and Humanities Research Council Leadership Fellow and Principal Investigator on the project '"The Materialisation of Persuasion": Modernist Exhibitions in Britain for Propaganda and Resistance, 1933 to 1953'. Her research concerns government and official engagements with design; design and cultural diplomacy; art, design and dress for propaganda and protest; and histories of exhibitions and world's fairs. She is on the management board of University of Brighton’s Centre for Design History and on the advisory board for the Bloomsbury Design Library.

Dr Catharine Rossi is a design historian and Professor of Architecture at the University for the Creative Arts Canterbury, where she leads research in the School for Architecture and Design. Research interests include contemporary design, post-war Italian design and architecture, craft, club culture, and feminism. Publications include Designing Craft in Italy: from Postwar to Postmodernism (MUP, 2015), and the co-edited Post-Craft (Sternberg Press, 2022) and The Italian Avant-Garde (Sternberg Press, 2013). Exhibitions include the co-curated At Home: Panorama de nos Vies Domestiques (Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne, 2022) and Night Fever: Designing Club Culture 1960 to Today (Vitra Design Museum, 2018).

We look forward to working with all the new members of the JDH Editorial Board and wish them a successful tenure.


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