Participants in the oral history project represent a range of experiences and reflections on living and working in the arts and creative industries. At present all the [VIVA] interviews are conducted by Dr Linda Sandino, Senior Research Fellow at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London.
Please click on individual’s names in order to access details and extracts of the interview which have been prepared by Linda Sandino with consent of the participants.
Guy Brett (b. 1942), Exhibition Curator and writer.
Aziz Cami (b.1950) Designer, Director of The Partners.
Peter Collingwood (1923-2008) Master Weaver.
Juliet Kindersley (b.1940) Painter, and organic activist.
Peter Kindersley (b.1941) Publisher, entrepreneur, organic activist.
Alex Maranzano (b.1943) Designer, Chairman, Minale Tattersfield.
Sara Radstone (b. 1955) Ceramicist.
[Design History Society Project]
Currently, the Design History Society Oral History project interviewers are Dr. Harriet Atkinson, Dr. Sonia Ashmore and J C Kristensen. Briony Salton conducted the first two recordings for the project. For their details and those of the rest of the team working on the [VIVA] and DHS project, please click team.
Audio extracts have been selected by J C Kristensen and Dr Linda Sandino with the consent of the participants.
Tim Benton (b. 1945) Architectural Historian
Alan Crawford (b. 1943) Historian and Writer.
Adrian Forty (b. 1948) Architectural Historian.
Gillian Naylor (b. 1931) Design Historian.
Penny Sparke (b. 1948) Design Historian.
Bridget Wilkins (b.1943) Design Historian
John Styles (b.1949) Design Historian
Jonathan Woodham (b. 1950) Design Historian.
Jeremy Aynsley (b. 1955) Design Historian
Tim Putnam (b. 1946) Design Historian
Flavia Swann (b. 1944) Design Historian
[VIVA] is a work-in-progress and future recordings will be available on this site in accordance with the interviewee’s Clearance and Deposit Instructions [Context].
Copyright is held by the University of the Arts London, and the Design History Society.