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The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America

Monday 14 October 2019

Created to accompany an exhibition in the University of Texas at Austin, this work focuses on the response of American firms to the British Arts & Crafts Movement. It enlarges on the idea...

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Georg Jensen: Design for Living and Danish Silver Jewellery

Sunday 29 September 2019

Two recent books highlight Scandinavian design very effectively. The handsome and comprehensive publication Georg Jensen: Scandinavian Design for Living complemented an exhibition at the Art...

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LUCIE RIE CERAMICS AND BUTTONS AT YORK ART GALLERY

Monday 16 September 2019

The Centre of Ceramic Art York Art Gallery has extended its exhibition, Lucie Rie Ceramics and Buttons, until 3 November 2019. All the works in the exhibition are loans or gifts to the gallery...

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DAS TRUSTEE PROFILE: REBECCA WALLIS

Thursday 15 August 2019

Over the last decade Rebecca Wallis has attended, co-organised and hosted events for the DAS and has benefitted hugely from the passion and wide-ranging expertise of fellow members. According to...

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Matisse and Decoration

Monday 05 August 2019

In the last 20 years of his life, Henri Matisse (1869–1954) undertook many decorative projects, including mural paintings, stained glass, ceramic tiles, lead crystal pieces, carpets, tapestries...

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DAS AWARDS RESEARCH TRAVEL BURSARY TO NGOZI IKOKU

Thursday 25 July 2019

The Decorative Arts Society is delighted to announce that it has awarded a research travel grant of £1000 to independent scholar Ngozi Ikoku. She will pursue a project exploring the history and...

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KELMSCOTT HOUSE EXHIBITION: `THE DEAR WARP AND WEFT AT HAMMERSMITH’

Monday 24 June 2019

Kelmscott House in Hammersmith was the beloved home of Victorian designer, poet, writer and socialist William Morris and his family for the last 18 years of his life. In the first exhibition of...

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The Livery Halls of the City of London

Monday 17 June 2019

The Livery Halls of the City of London are, alongside Wren’s churches, its finest architectural inheritance, but rarely accessible to the general public. This book, beautifully designed and...

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GORHAM SILVER EXHIBITION AT RISD, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: DESIGNING BRILLIANCE 1850-1970

Thursday 30 May 2019

Gorham silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970 highlights the legacy of what was the largest silver company in the world. Home to the largest collection of Gorham, the RISD Museum presents...

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DAS AWARDS 2019 COLLECTIONS ACCESS GRANT TO HASLEMERE EDUCATION MUSEUM

Saturday 25 May 2019

The Decorative Arts Society is delighted to announce that the March 2019 Collections Access Grant of £5000 has been awarded to Haslemere Educational Museum to publish a book entitled The Rustic...

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