Links

This is an ongoing list of websites that I think are interesting and useful. I have grouped them roughly but make what you will. YouTube is another subject for now – I am collecting. Various of my published articles and papers are available from my page on academia.edu. I am added to it gradually.

Archaeology and History

Jamestowne Rediscovery, Jamestown, Virginia. The ongoing archaeology of Jamestown Island and the early settlement beginning in 1607.

Archaeological and Historic Pottery Production Sites: Guidelines for Best Practice. Historic England, 2015. David and I have been closely involved with the preparation of this guide. It should prove very useful in encouraging a better understanding of the archaeology of potteries.

Design

1227. The Anglepoise – A History Designboom. Contemporary design blog, newsletter, interviews etc. Covers all kinds of design issues. Always new interesting stuff.

Ken Stradling Collection, Bristol. 20th and 21st century design and applied arts collection.

MoDA. Middlesex University’s Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture.

North Carolina Modernist Houses ‘North Carolina Modernist Houses is the world’s largest open digital archive for residential Modernist architecture.’

Oliver Tomas. Canadian design historian/archivist’s blog. Mainly graphic design related with a strong European modernist streak. Lots of collections of things from Eastern European stamps to postcards and book jackets.

Weymede, Weybridge, Surrey. SPAN designed housing development from the 1960s. Excellent website with lots of documentation.

Art and Material Culture

Museum of Innocence, Istanbul. Orhan Pamuk’s museum/novel interwoven.

Food

Paula Marcoux’s The Magnificent Leaven. Bread, ovens and outdoor cooking.

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