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editorial
The Grecian urn
Computer chat
Are you fertile?
Budapest Soane
'things' story
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summer 1997
One day, perhaps, we'll put this entire issue online. Watch this space
Editorial
Rosemary Hill
Keats and the Grecian urn
Shaun Cole
Corsair slacks and Bondi bathers 
Vinces Man's Shop and the beginnings of Carnaby Street fashion
Ruth Levy
GUI & WYSIWYG 
A history of graphic design software
Grace Lees
Balancing the object 
The reinvention of Alessi
Veli Gran
The collector collector 
Words and images

other things
Hildi Hawkins
Inside-out
Pat Kirkham
Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century
MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Victoria Kelley
Object lesson
E. Annie Proulx
Accordion Crimes
Fourth Estate, London
Ruth Fainlight
My mother's old leather handbag...
Poem
Jorma Hinkka
Jam today
Zuzana Lickos' Mrs Eaves font
Kate McIntyre
First-name terms
Objects of our Time
Crafts Council Gallery, London
5 December - 16 February 1997 -
Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
26 April - 8 June 1997
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Obscure Objects of Desire 
Reviewing the Crafts in the 20th Century
Conference
University of East Anglia, Norwich
10-12 January 1997
Lisa Hirst
Not so new
Christian Dior
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
12 December 1996 - 23 March 1997
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Tribute to Christian Dior
Victoria & Albert Museum
London, 9 February 1997 - September 1997
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Forties Fashion and the New Look
Imperial War Museum, London
12 February - 31 August 1997
E. Annie Proulx
Crossing over
Extract from the novel Accordion Crimes
Harri Kalha
How was it for me?
The Brilliance of Swedish Glass, 1918-1939
An Alliance of Art and Industry
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York
21 November 1996 - 2 March 1997
Clive Wainwright
Histor(icism)ismus
Der Traum vom Gluck: Die Kunst des Historismus in Europa
Kinstlerhaus und Akademie der Bildenden Kunst, Vienna
13 September 1996 - 6 January 1997
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Historicism in Russia: Style and Epoch in the Decorative Arts 1820s - 1890s
State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Summer 1996
Sarah Foster
Shiny, shiny
The Silver Galleries
London
- Ed. by Philippa Glanville
V&A Publications, London

Ulrich Lehmann
No room(s) for designer dresses
MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Eliza 5.0 and Leena Krohn
Computer psychology
Steve Baker
Off their ladders
Animal Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
24 January  8 March 1997
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Mark Dion: Natural History and Other Fictions
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
25 January - 31 March 1997
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Kunstverein, Hamburg
19 June - 10 August 1997
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De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam
29 August - 19 October 1997
Celia Joicey
End of the century blues
Lionel Lambourne
The Aesthetic Movement
Phaidon Press, London
Stephen Escritt
Picture this
Jeremy Howard
Art Nouveau: International and National Styles in Europe
Manchester University Press
Klaus Jrgen Sembach
Art Nouveau 
Utopia: Reconciling the Irreconcilable
Taschen, Cologne
Ruth Levy
Just my type
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
and Thames & Hudson, New York
Esther Leslie
Hausbound
Erica Carter: How German is She? Postwar German Reconstruction and the Consuming Woman
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor
Hannah Andrassy
True colours
Jamieson & Munro, Perth
Kathleen Jamie
Arraheids
Poem
Katherine Sharp
No shuger no sweetmeats
Marcia Pointon
Strategies for Showing. Women, Possession, and Representation in English Visual Culture 1665-1800
Oxford University Press
Colette Forder
The Persona fertility monitor
Hannah Andrassy
Dummy love
The Cutting Edge: Fifty Years of British Fashion, 1947-1997
London, 6 March - 27 July 1997
Hildi Hawkins
The lone ranger
Poem
Stephen Escritt
Life after Le Corbusier
Charlotte Perriand: Modernist Pioneer
Design Museum, London
24 October 1996 - 13 April 1997
Gavin Stamp
The migration of the telephone kiosk
Lisa Hirst
Hard focus
Contemporary fashion photographs
London, 9 March - 26 May 1997
Charles Rattray
And another thing...
Me and my Jag
Raija Siekkinen
Short story

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