Designs on Britain: Jewish Emigre Designers

This conference will examine the extraordinary impact and legacy on British Design of Jewish émigré designers who fled Nazism in the 1930’s and 40’s.

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Past Event
Designs on Britain: Jewish Emigre Designers photo

This conference celebrates the completion of the first phase of the V&A’s Design Archives Online project and coincides with the exhibition Designs on Britain at the Jewish Museum London. The day will include keynote speakers, panel discussions and the world premiere of two documentary films.

In collaboration with the University of Brighton Design Archives and the Jewish Museum London
Supported by the David Berg Foundation.

Image: Theatre design for Berthold Viertel's production of August Stramm's Die Haidebraut, Franz Singer, ca. 1921. THM/492/1. ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London/estate of Franz Singer.