University of Brighton Design Archives

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Woman in orange jumper looking at a framed advertising image for BOAC at the British Design Exhibition in North America (no date), picture taken from the Willy de Majo Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

Willy de Majo Archive comes to the University

Willy de Majo played a significant role within the international design community in the second half of the twentieth century. He founded the International Council of Graphic Design Associations, whose archive came to the university in 2003, and was vocal in his support of designers and in his defence of their professional status. De Majo’s…

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Orange, green and black book cover. Book written by Victor Margolin, titled 'The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies'. Image from the University of Brighton Design Archives.

Donation from leading design scholar

The Design Archives are pleased to announce a generous donation from one of the leading figures in design studies, Professor Victor Margolin of University of Illinois, Chicago. Margolin’s gift brings significant supplementary material to the holdings of the Design Archives. Author of key texts in the field and a founding editor of the journal Design…

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