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Developing Citizen Designers by Elizabeth Resnick

7 Nov

Author, educator and curator Elizabeth Resnick discusses her latest book, and how she hopes the book will enable students, educators and designers in the early stages of their careers to learn and practise design in a socially responsible manner.

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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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Street Furniture Design: Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

4 Jul

Dr Eleanor Herring’s unique study of street furniture in post-war Britain

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Style icon: David Bowie and the creation of Ziggy Stardust

21 Jan

This week on the blog, we’re paying tribute to the iconic and ever-evolving style of David Bowie, by taking a look at the creation of Ziggy Stardust…

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Victor Margolin’s World History of Design

24 Jun

We let two fantastic videos do the talking in this introduction to the majestic World History of Design by Victor Margolin

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Visual Arts New Catalogues

14 Apr

Presenting our 2015 catalogues for Interior Design & Architecture and Design & Graphic Arts (now including Photography!) Have a look at some of the new and upcoming titles from Bloomsbury Publishing and Fairchild Books:

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February Flash Sale – last few hours!

20 Feb

Our 24hr flash sale is into its last five hours – grab yourself a bargain with up to 40% off site-wide!

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Bloomsbury Talks to … Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan

18 Dec

Hear it from the horse’s mouth. A 60-second interview with authors Kjetil Fallan and Grace Lees-Maffei about Made in Italy, working together, and future projects.

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2013 Textbooks Round-Up: Design

4 Oct

The first of our autumn textbook round-ups this year kicks off with what’s on offer in Design.

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