Archive | August, 2016

Out in Paperback: Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting

23 Aug

Stunning new edition of  ‘the late’ Anne Hollander’s classic.

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Submit a proposal to Fairchild Interior Design

17 Aug

Fairchild Books welcomes proposal submissions for its Interior Design and Interior Architecture List. We are seeking leading educators and designers capable of synthesizing complex areas of knowledge in their fields, and creating textbooks and teaching materials that are accessible and easily incorporated into course curriculum. Topics may include building and control systems, commercial design and residential design, design theory, global practices, lighting, professional practices, and sustainability.

For more information and to receive guidelines for proposal submission, please contact Wendy.Fuller@bloomsbury.com

Remembering John Heskett

9 Aug

Clive Dilnot blogs about his friend, the design historian John Heskett, and assesses Heskett’s contribution to the field of design history.

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Design Objects and the Museum: The V&A Circulation Department and Museum of the Year 2016

4 Aug

Joanna Weddell, co-editor of Design Objects and the Museum blogs about the revival of the V&A Circulation department.

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How to get ahead at court

1 Aug

Elizabeth Currie, Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and author of the newly published ‘Fashion and Masculinity in Renaissance Florence’ uncovers the meanings behind Renaissance fashion.  […]