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The Value of the Everyday

The following piece is by Ellen Martin, who recently completed an MA in Design and Material Culture at Brighton University. Last year I completed my MA in History of Design and Material Culture at the University of Brighton – and the wonderful collections at the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA) were crucial to […]

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Hollie Price: Domestic life in British film and magazines

We have a guest blog post this week by one of MoDA’s regular study room visitors; Hollie Price who is a PhD student at Queen Mary University. My PhD research focuses on representations of domestic life in British films released between 1930 and 1951. This was a period in which British cinema was considered to […]

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Jessica Kelly: Doing the Lansbury Walk

Jessica Kelly is working on the JM Richards collection held at MoDA, looking in particular at the journal Architectural Review, (edited by Richards between 1935 and 1971), within the wider context of public discussions about architecture.  So, she’s interested in all aspects of architecture and the build environment, and particularly the gap between how places are […]

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Jessica Kelly and the Architectural Review

Last week Middlesex University PhD student Jessica Kelly returned to MoDA to continue her research on JM Richards and the Architectural Review.  Here, she explains a bit about her research and why we should appreciate unbound magazines. How do architects, as specialized, expert professionals communicate and engage with the general public? This question preoccupied modern architects […]

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