In this section we take a closer look at some of MoDA’s many fascinating objects.
We take the opportunity to delve into the stories behind some of the designers whose work is represented in the museum. We hear from today’s students and researchers about how they are using the collections in their creative practice. And we ask authors and experts from outside Middlesex to tell us how MoDA’s collections inspire and inform their work.
Jane Audas explores the craft wallpapers by Peggy Angus and Edward Bawden in MoDA's collections.
Enid Marx (1902-1998) made an amazing body of work, and had an unusually long career as a commercial designer. Lotte Beatrix Crawford talked to Jane Audas about Marx's life and work. [Video]
The designer and typographer Charles Hasler collected Victorian sheet music. But what happened when we let Middlesex students loose on them? [Video]