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Open Editions / Hordaland Art Centre publish

Open Editions (London) and Hordaland Art Centre (Bergen) are pleased to announce the publication of the third book in the Occasional Table series: Self-Organised. Edited by Stine Hebert and Anne Szefer Karlsen, this title follows the critically acclaimed anthologies, Curating Subjects and Curating and the Educational Turn. The current economic […]

Los Angeles County Museum of Art publishes A Handbook of California Design, 1930–1965: Craftspeople, Designers, Manufacturers

Mid-twentieth-century California offered fertile ground for design innovations. The state’s reputation as a land of unlimited opportunity, its many institutions of higher learning, and its perpetually booming population created conditions that allowed designers and craftspeople to flourish. They found an eager market among educated and newly affluent Californians, and their […]

Designing Media, a New Book by Bill Moggridge, Explores New and Traditional Media

Designing Media, written by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge and published by MIT Press Nov. 29, examines connections between old and new media. In his book, Moggridge describes the changing media landscape and the growth of new patterns of media consumption. The long-dominant forms—television, radio, newspapers, magazines and books—have […]