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Links to Educational Establishments
West Dean – The Edward James Foundation
West Dean College, an internationally-renowned centre for study. The college provides MA degrees, diplomas and short courses for students of all abilities, from the beginner to the advanced professional practitioner.
http://www.westdean.org.uk
Links to Museums & Collections
V&A South Kensington

Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000
www.vam.ac.uk

The Whitworth Art Gallery

University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6ER UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 7450
Fax + 44 (0)161 275 7451
44 (0)161 275 7452
Education Line + 44 (0)161 275 7453
www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

The Geffrye – Museum of The Home

Kingsland Road – London E2 8EA
http://www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/
MODA – Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture
www.moda.mdx.ac.uk

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (Smithsonian)

2 East 90th Street
New York New York 10128. USA
Tel: +01 212 849 8400
http://cooperhewitt.org/

Musee Du Papier Peint

The collections from the company Zuber (ca 100,000 items, from the Beginning of the 19th c. To 1983) with completed Were Acquired Thousands of wallpapers since 1983. They give a full overview of the history of wallpaper since the dominoes of the 18th c. to the present creations from everywhere all around the world.
http://www.museepapierpeint.org

Strawberry Hill

Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle:Created by Horace Walpole in the 18th century, Strawberry Hill is internationally famous as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic revival architecture.
http://www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk

National Trust

We protect historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages and pubs. Then we open them up for ever, for everyone.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Links to Societies & Guilds
NADFAS – National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies

NADFAS works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the conservation of our artistic heritage. We support over 360 local Societies across the country, in mainland Europe and New Zealand.
http://www.nadfas.org.uk/

The Art Workers’ Guild

Founded in 1884, the Guild reflected a widespread desire to create social contact between members of different artistic professions, for whom there was no existing institutional meeting place.
The Art Workers’ Guild
6 Queen Square
London, WC1N 3AT
http://www.artworkersguild.org

The Decorative Arts Society

Founded in 1975, The Decorative Arts Society encourages the study and appreciation of the applied arts, architecture and interior design on an international basis throughout Europe and America from 1850 to the present. http://www.decorativeartssociety.org.uk

National Trust

We protect historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages and pubs. Then we open them up for ever, for everyone.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

The Textile Society

For the study of the history, art and design of textiles.
http://www.textilesociety.org.uk/

William Morris Society UK

The William Morris Society aims to perpetuate the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian or any age. The life, work and ideas of William Morris (1834-1896) are as important today as they were in his lifetime.
http://www.williammorrissociety.org/

Design History Society

The Design History Society is the leading national organisation that promotes the study of design history, and brings together and supports all those engaged in the subject – students, researchers, educators, designers, designer-makers, critics and curators.
http://www.designhistorysociety.org/

The Institute Of Conservation (ICON)

http://www.icon.org.uk/

English Heritage

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

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