Statement of responsibility: edited by Liz Farrelly and Joanna Weddell
ISBN: 1472577248, 9781472577221, 9781472577245
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1 online resource (xxii, 194 pages) : illustrations.
Design History 20th century.; Museums Curatorship.; Art museums Social aspects.; Decorative arts Collectors and collecting.; Design; Curatorship; Museums; Design History 21st century.
Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Also available in printed form.
- List of Contributors
- Preface: Jonathan Woodham, University of Brighton, UK
- Introduction: Liz Farrelly, University of Brighton and Design Museum, UK and Joanna Weddell, University of Brighton and Research Department, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
- Section 1: The Canon and Design in the Museum
- 1. Exhibiting 'the Taste of Everyday Things': Kenneth Clark and CEMA's Wartime Exhibitions of Design, Sue Breakell, University of Brighton, UK
- 2. The Ethos of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) Circulation Department 1947-1960, Joanna Weddell, University of Brighton and the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
- 3. 'I Would Suggest That You Should Not Think of the Design Centre as a Museum; It Is a Live, Active, Moving Thing': Designs of the Year 1957, Ness Wood, University of Brighton, UK
- 4. Designing for a New Nigeria: Hayes Textiles Limited and the British Manufacture of Gele in the Post-colonial Period, Nicola Stylianou, Open University, UK
- 5. Towards an Uncensored History of Design: Ideal Homes and Constance Spry at the Design Museum, London, Deborah Sugg Ryan, University College Falmouth, UK
- 6. Ghosts and Dancers: Immaterials and the Museum, Jana Scholze, Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
- Section 2: Positioning Design Within and Beyond the Museum
- 7. Indian Living Cultures: Collected, Exhibited and Performed, Megha Rajguru and Nicola Ashmore, University of Brighton, UK
- 8. Triennale Design Museum: An Evolving Curatorial Project, Virginia Lucarelli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
- 9. Gallery Envy and Contingent Autonomy: Exhibiting Design Art, Damon Taylor, University of Brighton, UK
- 10. Contemporary Designers, Cultural Diplomacy and the Museum Without Walls, Gareth Williams, Royal College of Art, UK
- 11. Curating Critical Design: An Embodied Criticality, Gillian Russell, Royal College of Art, UK
- Section 3: Interpretation and the Challenge of Design
- 12. Design, Politics and Museum Presentation, Marianne Lamonaca, Bard Graduate Center, USA
- 13. You are Here, We are There: Tracing NID's Design Histories, Tom Wilson, University of Brighton, the Design Museum, London and the British Council, UK
- 14. Just What is it that Makes Curating Design so Different, so Appealing? Helen Charman, Design Museum, UK
- 15. Design and Museum Interpretation: Contemporary Characterisitcs and Practice, Jason Cleverly, Falmouth University, UK
- 16. Interactions in the Museum: Design Culture Salons at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Guy Julier and Leah Armstrong, University of Brighton, UK and Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
- 17. Museums Online and Digital: Some Innovations and Implications, Liz Farrelly, University of Brighton and Design Museum, UK
- Closing Comments