Freelance Researcher: Lucie Rie Buttons.
Areas of specialist interest:
Lucie Rie’s button making during the 1940s and 1950s, as well as her connections with Fritz Lampl at Bimini, Orplid, and with various fashion designers including: Issey Miyake, Norman Hartnell, and Edward Molyneux.
Kimberley Chandler is a London-based researcher, writer, and editor. She studied for an MA in History of Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art, London (2007-09), and was the recipient of an AHRC-funded PhD studentship at the University of Brighton, titled ‘In the Making: An interdisciplinary revision of the concept of the skeuomorph for material practice’ (2013-16), with a particular focus on craft processes, materiality, and temporality. She regularly writes about contemporary craft and design for publications such as Crafts, Ceramics: Art & Perception, Interpreting Ceramics, and 3rd Dimension, and is the former assistant editor at Ceramic Review (2011-13).
- Creative writing
- Writing, editing & proofreading.
- Chairing discussions
- Seminar-based work
- Dissertation supervision
- Research for exhibitions
- Image research
- Graphic design
- Book design
- Editorial work
Based in Peckham, South London.