From Quakers to Cowboys: New Research in Dress History

Hannah Rumball, lecturer in Historical and Critical Studies at the University of Brighton, reviews a recent conference that brought together…

Borders are for Crossing: Design, Art and Migration in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Sandy Jones, MA History of Design and Material Culture student, reports back from a symposium held at the De La…

Restraint and Excess in Fashion: Costume Colloquium V, 16 – 20 November, 2016, Florence, Italy

by Hannah Rumball and Anna Vaughan Kett University of Brighton lecturers, Hannah and Anna, report back from the fifth Costume…

CHOICE Award for The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design has been chosen by Choice, the publication of the American Library Association, as one of…

Creating African Fashion Histories in Museums: a series of projects at Brighton Museum

In this post, Nicola Stylianou, a postdoctoral researcher at the Sussex Africa Centre and member of the Fashioning Africa collecting…

Metis: World Factory

By Alessandro Esculapio On November 16, 2017 the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts at University of Sussex hosted Metis:…

News: College Art Association Annual Conference 2017

by Harriet Atkinson In February 2017 IDH-affiliated University of Brighton researchers Dr Harriet Atkinson and Dr Verity Clarkson, with Dr…

ICDHS Taipei 26-28 October 2016 10th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Studies Conference theme: Making Trans/National Contemporary Design History

Megha Rajguru revisits a selection of papers from the conference and reflects on transnational design histories. The Internationalising Design History…

‘Modernisms’ Locations’: Reporting on IDH at the ICDHS Conference

By Tania Messell The IDH research cluster was represented by three panels at the ICDHS Conference, which took place in…

CfP International Design Organisations: Histories, Legacies, Values

A conference examining the histories, legacies and values of international design organisations in a post-industrial, post-organisational world. University of Brighton,…

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