Archives for posts tagged ‘furniture’

Call for Contributions / Book

Display Architecture: Department Stores and Modern Retail Deadline fon abstracts: 15 july, 2014   The opening in the mid-nineteenth century of the first “cathedrals of consumption” that were the department stores gave birth to an array of strategies meant to enhance the presentation of merchandise. From innovative use of materials (glass and iron) and new […]

Education / V&A Museum, Royal College of Art

MA in History of Design 1400-1800 Royal College of Art, History of Design, Victoria & Albert Museum, Research, London.   For thirty years The Royal College of Art (RCA) and Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) have jointly run a highly renowned 2 yr MA programme, and 3 yr doctoral programme in History of Design and […]


Probing the Interior 1800-2012   May 25, 2012 The Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College – London   Download the Conference Programme   Bodily, psychic and spatial interiors can be mapped, traversed and violated in multiple ways. This one-day conference will interrogate and re-evaluate the contested terrain of the interior in its varied forms. […]

Call for Papers / Conference

Between the ‘Old’ and the ‘New’: Furnishing the Elite Interior 1740-1940 European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)   11-14 April 2012 Glasgow, United Kingdom   Deadline February 28, 2012   This session examines European and North American market practice in order to address class difference and identification in the lust for the ‘new’ of the […]


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