Centre for Design History

Poster: Winter Sales are Best Reached by Underground, 1924.

Report | Edward McKnight Kauffer Study Day

V&A Museum 22 November 2019 In late November, Caitlin Condell and Emily Orr, curators at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, convened a study day for invited participants to explore the work of Edward Mc Knight Kauffer (1890-1954). The American designer, best known for his famous posters, will be the subject of a…

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West dean bauhaus

Report | Bauhaus: Art and Education in Practice Symposium

Friday 18 October 2019 West Dean College of Arts and Conservation https://www.westdean.org.uk/events/bauhaus-art-and-education-in-practice-symposium   A 17th Century English manor house is about as unlikely a setting as could be imagined for a conference on Bauhaus – the radical and extremely influential modern design school and ethos that was founded in Germany in 1919. Or perhaps not?…

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