Design Historian

Surface Appeal of a Nupe Stool

100 Hours Project

University College London, June 2014

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Stool with ten legs, Nigeria, ca. 1920   Ethnographic Collection of the University College London  ( N.0010)

Stool with ten legs, Nigeria, ca. 1920

Ethnographic Collection of the University College London (N.0010)

An Object Lesson in Decoration: Interior Display at Wanamaker’s Department Store

Crafting the Look: Styling as Creative Process

Glasgow School of Art, April 2014

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Rotunda of the New Wanamaker Building, New York   Golden Book of the Wanamaker Stores  (1916), p. 291

Rotunda of the New Wanamaker Building, New York

Golden Book of the Wanamaker Stores (1916), p. 291

The Staging of Department Store Window Display, 1880-1920

Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference

Austin, TX, April 2014

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“New York City – a Holiday Spectacle – the Show Window of Macy & Co., Corner of Sixth Avenue and Fourteenth Street”   Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper , December 20, 1884

“New York City – a Holiday Spectacle – the Show Window of Macy & Co., Corner of Sixth Avenue and Fourteenth Street”

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, December 20, 1884

The Window Dresser ‘Baiting His Lady-Trap'

Retailing, Shopping, and Gender: Historical Approaches

Center for the History of Retailing and Distribution, University of WolverhamptonMay 2013

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Display Window during Marshall Field's Autumn Exposition 1909

Display Window during Marshall Field's Autumn Exposition 1909

The Window Dresser: Framing Commercial Art

Assemblage in Practice

University of East Anglia, April 2013

Example Window Display for an Anniversary Sale  Miscellaneous Merchandise (International Textbook Company: Scranton, PA, 1903), Section 36 p. 8

Example Window Display for an Anniversary Sale

Miscellaneous Merchandise (International Textbook Company: Scranton, PA, 1903), Section 36 p. 8

Comme des Garcons: Printed Matter

Fashion in Fiction

Drexel University, October 2010

Comme des Garcons, 1990  Photo by Peter Lindbergh   Six , number 5

Comme des Garcons, 1990

Photo by Peter Lindbergh

Six, number 5

The Comme des Garcons Retail Revolution

College Art Association Conference

Chicago, February 2010

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Comme des Garcons   116 Wooster Street, 1983

Comme des Garcons

 116 Wooster Street, 1983

Hands-On Workshop: Costume Jewelry from the Gallery’s Collection

The Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Symposium

Art of Adornment: The American Jewelry Tradition from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Yale University Art Gallery, October 2009

Click Here for jeweler Bruce Metcalf's review of the session

"Rockfish" Brooch" , ca. 1944  Made by Coro, Incorporated  Yale University Art Gallery ( 2006.197.1)

"Rockfish" Brooch", ca. 1944

Made by Coro, Incorporated

Yale University Art Gallery (2006.197.1)