the museum's collections from a design-historical perspective, and on the ways in which these collections inspire creative practice in the present.
was a commercial design practice, which between 1880 and 1963 completed more than 20,000 schemes for items such as furnishing fabrics, wallpapers, tablecovers, rugs and carpets. The Studio answered the needs of its customers, who were retailers and manufacturers at all levels of the market. Many of its clients were mass producers and Silver Studio designs therefore found their way into numerous British homes.
- ‘The Silver Studio art reference collection’ Decorative Arts Society Journal 36 (2012): 65–81;
- The Silver Studio and the Art of Japan, Middlesex University: Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (2014);
- ‘Behind the Scenes at the Silver Studio : Rex Silver and the Hidden Mechanisms of Interwar Textile Design’ Architecture and Culture 6, 1 (2018): 61–80;
- and, with Dr Linda Sandino ‘Inspiration Examined:Towards a methodology’ Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education 17, 2 (2018): 135–50.