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Design History Society (DHS)

Founded in 1977, the Design History Society works internationally to promote and support the study and understanding of design history.

The Society welcomes members from other disciplines such as anthropology, architecture and art history, business history, the history of science and technology, craft history, cultural studies, economic and social history, design and design management studies.


Policy Briefing – July

The CHEAD Policy Briefing will take a break over August to return early in September when it is to be hoped things will have settled enough for new policy maps to begin to emerge. It feels almost fool …

CHEAD adopts Open Policy

The HE Art, Design and Media (ADM) sector and the world of policymaking are both changing fast and CHEAD is changing too. In response to consultations with our members, we are moving steadily towards …

CHEAD Research Alliance Launched

There are many changes and challenges facing Art, Design and Media (ADM) research. CHEAD responded to the Stern Review of REF: Call for Evidence consultation following the Nurse Review and The Metric …