Jeremy Aynsley, Alison J Clarke, Tania Messell

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The co-authored introduction to International Design Organizations. Histories, Legaies, Values characterises the broad developments in these orgnanizations as an important determining factor for the communication of design across the world in the second half of the twentieth century. It considers the theoretical and methodological challenges that design historians encounter with the subject, drawing on references to the wider literature on professionalization across other disciplines. The chapter concludes by explaining the three section divisions of the thirteen essays.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational design organizations
Subtitle of host publicationHistories, legacies, values
EditorsJeremy Aynsley, Alison J Clarke, Tania Messell
Place of PublicationLondon, New York, Dublin
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781350112520
ISBN (Print)9781350112513
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 2022


  • Design Professions
  • Design Organizations
  • Transnational networks
  • Design Education


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