Clive Dilnot is Professor of Design Studies at Parsons the New School for Design, New York. His publications include Design and the Question of History (Bloomsbury 2014) and A John Heskett Reader(Bloomsbury 2016).
1. Introduction 2. The State [& Status] of Design History 3. The History of Design as an Intellectual Discipline 4. Design History as the History of Industrial Capitalism 5. Two studies of agency in design. 6. History: or Design as a Redemptive Force 7. Bibliography 8. Index