#Charles Hasler Category

MoDA and the Festival of Britain

Sophie Rycroft, MoDA’s  Collections Assistant, looks at some of the Festival of Britain material in MoDA’s collections. Ninety-five pamphlets from our collection here at the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture have received some conservation treatment and are now back and ready to be explored. Amongst the collection is the programme for the Southbank Exhibition, part […]

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Charles Hasler Sends his Greetings

Charles Hasler Sends His Greetings is now available to order from MoDA’s online shop Charles Hasler Sends His Greetings is a taster of the many wonderful things contained in MoDA’s Charles Hasler collection.  The book’s author Jane Audas delves into the collection to highlight fifty rare and unusual items from Victoriana to mid-century modern. Hasler (1908-1989) […]

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Aviva Leeman: Bringing You Better Living

 Bringing You Better Living was a site-specific installation at Ten Grand Arcade by Aviva Leeman. The work is inspired by the Charles Hasler collection at MoDA. The commission is a collaborative project which was informed by the site and character of the gallery itself. The Hasler Gallery is located in a retail unit in a […]

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“A Second Look” at the Hasler Gallery, North Finchley

Designers Leigh Cameron and Yemi Awosile used colour charts and examples of printed paper as the starting point for their work at the Hasler Gallery.  Their brief was to develop a piece or body of work inspired by the Silver Studio and Hasler collections. Leigh Cameron’s work explores concrete, & the idea of challenging our perceptions of this […]

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Hasler Happy Christmas

Curator of the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, Sim Panaser, finds some unusual Christmas cards in the museum’s Charles Hasler Collection Have you sent your Christmas cards?  I must admit I haven’t and it appears I am not alone, with a recent article in the The Guardian asking if, 2014 is the year that the […]

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Publicity, Packaging and Postcards

In early 2013 we began a documentation and conservation project focusing on a part of MoDA’s collection made up of  little bits of detail.  The Charles Hasler Collection contains (amongst other things) scraps of wine labels, books with missing pages, old restaurant menus and envelopes. This reference material from the Charles Hasler collection is both […]

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Picture Post Puzzle

Assistant Curator Louisa Knight finds an intriguing puzzle in the Charles Hasler Collection. She explains in her own words. Auditing is an every-day sort of activity in the life of a museum worker. It involves sifting through objects, ticking off numbers and making sure everything is where it’s supposed to be. The other week I was […]

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