The Wallpaper History Societyhttp://wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk/
Promotes an awareness and understanding of historic and contemporary wallcoverings.
Victoria and Albert Museumhttp://www.vam.ac.uk/
The V&A houses one of the world’s largest collections of international art and design including ceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewellery, metalwork, photographs, sculpture, textiles and paintings.
The Science Museumhttp://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/about_us/smg.aspx
The National UK Museum of Science and Industry
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Archiveshttp://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/v/vam-riba-collections/
Housed at the V&A the collection contains drawings, correspondence, press cuttings, administrative records and literary sources related to architecture.
Mass Observation Archive, University of Sussexhttp://www.massobs.org.uk/index.htm
The archive specialises in documenting everyday life in Britain and contains material related to the Mass observation studies between 1937 and 1950, diaries and responses to ‘directives’ on topics such as architecture, advertising, tourism, shopping, teenagers, collecting etc.
The Marks & Spencer Archiveshttps://marksintime.marksandspencer.com/the-collection
The M&S archives offer a rich resource for the study of British retailing and consumption. Now housed in London, it is due to move to a purpose built archive at the University of Leeds.
Graphic Design Archives, Rochester Institute of Technologyhttp://library.rit.edu/depts/ref/speccoll/#design
Collection includes the work of significant graphic designers in the US.
International Textiles Archive, University of Leedshttp://ulita.leeds.ac.uk/
Includes a collection of woven textiles sample books, textiles from Indonesia, Qing dynasty China and Egypt.
Design Archives, University of Brightonhttp://arts.brighton.ac.uk/collections/design-archives
Includes the archives of the Design Council, Icograda, James Gardner and Alison Settle amongst others.
British Film Institute National Archivehttp://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections
An extensive collection of fiction and documentary moving image. Also includes extensive collections of film and television magazines.
National Register of Archiveshttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
The NRA contains information on the nature and location of manuscripts and historical records that relate to British history.
Smithsonian Institution Archiveshttp://americanhistory.si.edu/
Washington DC: Includes textual documents, film and sound recordings and photographs relating to the Museum’s collection.
The Bauhaus Archive / Museum of Design in Berlin is concerned with the research and presentation of the history and impact of the Bauhaus