Reading Lists

Students, researchers and all kinds of other people use MoDA’s collections in a variety of ways. We have put together some reading lists on a few topics.

We review and update these lists regularly. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for other books or articles we could include.

Reading around MoDA’s Collections

The Silver Studio

JMRichards Collection
Wallpaper History
History of Linoleum
Influence of Japan
1930s Suburbia

Typography & Ephemera

Craft Wallpaper

Mid-Century Design


Learning from/thinking about MoDA’s Collections in different ways

Object Based Learning

Writing with Objects

Digital Curatorship