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The Myths of Tradition and Authenticity in Dublin Contemporary Pubs

Miriam Ugarte Abollado
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2011
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland

15,000-20,000 words

Your Carriage Awaits: Purchasing a Postchaise in Georgian Dublin

Fiona Ahern
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2013
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 18th Century

Supervisor: Dr Lisa Godson
15,000-20,000 words

Beyond the Screen: The influence of Cinema on Irish Material Culture, 1929-1949

Clare Barman
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2010
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Cinema
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Ephemera and Irish Catholic Identity: A Case Study of the Cachet and Stamps from the 1954 Marian Year

Kim Briggs
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2009
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Perspectives of O'Connell Street, Dublin

Kate Buckley
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2014
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Architecture, Public Response
Country: Ireland: Dublin

Supervisor: Dr Lisa Godson
15,000-20,000 words

Cosmopolitanism & Nationalism: a Cocktail for Consumer Craving in a Rural Irish Department Store

Muireann Charleton
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2007
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Retailing History, Shopping and Politics

Supervisor: Anna Moran
15,000-20,000 words

Oriental Comfort: An Exploration of the Impact and Influences of Asian Style on Early 20th Century Furniture Design

Raphaelle Clergeau de la Torre
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2017
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Furniture
Period: 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Dead Décor: The Design History and Material Culture of Ireland's Taxidermy Industry in the Late 19th Century

Amy Connolly
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2017
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: Late 19th Century

15,000-20,000 words

A Striking Red Brick Making in Portmarnock, the Plunkett family and the Portmarnock Brick and Terracotta Works from the 18th to the 20th century

Alan Costello
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2005
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 18th Century to 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

'Of Ornament and Security' The Building of Dublin's Westmoreland Street

Richard Costelloe
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2008
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Architecture / Urban Space
Country: Ireland: Dublin

Supervisor: Dr Lisa Godson
15,000-20,000 words

Sitting Pretty: An Analysis of Ernest Race's Chair designs for the 1951 Festival of Britain

Simon Cowell
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2008
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Furniture Design
Country: Britian
Period: 20th Century

Supervisor: Sorcha O'Brien
15,000-20,000 words

The Presence of the Past in the South End, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Rose Mary Cullen
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2009
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: U.S.A

15,000-20,000 words

'For the love of the binding' An exploration of the forces that shaped the George Mullen Bindery, 1800-1849

Julia Cummins
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2007
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Book Binding
Country: Ireland
Period: 19th Century

Supervisor: Dr Niamh O'Sullivan
15,000-20,000 words

Dublin's Huguenot Goldsmiths: The contribution of the Huguenots to the design, development and and manufacture of Irish silver, 1690-1750

Jessica Cunningham
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2008
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Silver
Country: Ireland
Period: Late 17th and early 18th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Saying it with Flowers: the Visual and Material Culture of Dublin's Flower Trade

Susan Curely Meyer
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2018
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland: Dublin

Supervisor: Dr Hilary O'Kelly
15,000-20,000 words

Necessaires-des-Voyage of 'the Necessities of Travel': the Material Culture of Nineteenth-Century Tourism

S. J. Daley
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2012
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Costuming Ireland's Theatre and Film in the Twentieth Century

Veerle Dehaene
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2013
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

Supervisor: Dr Hillary O'Kelly
15,000-20,000 words

Enduring Screen, Ephemeral Stage: the Material Culture of Cine-Variety in Dublin 1920 - 1962

David Devitt
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2011
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland: Dublin
Period: 20th Century

15,000-20,000 words

Shopping for Fashionable Dress in Edwardian Dublin

Sara Donaldson
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2003
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Fashion
Country: Ireland
Period: Early 20th Century

Supervisor: Nicola Gordon Bowe
15,000-20,000 words

Cut and Paste Culture: an Exploration of Collage's Use in Contemporary Fashion Advertisement

Maeve Donovan
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2018
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Fashion, Advertisement
Country: Ireland
Subject: 21st Century

Supervisor: Dr David Crowley
15,000-20,000 words

Sibthorpe and Son, Ltd., An Irish Interior Decorating Company c.1900

Emma H. Dowdall
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2013
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Interior Design
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

Supervisor: Paul Caffrey
15,000-20,000 words

Irene Gilbert, Irish Couturier 1947-1969

Jennifer Downey
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2018
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

Supervisor: Dr Hilary O'Kelly
15,000-20,000 words

20 Ringsend Road and the Work of Vincent Kelly (1895-1975) Ireland's Forgotten First Architect

Aoife Doyle
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2013
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Architecture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century

Supervisor: Dr Paul Caffrey
15,000-20,000 words

The Costume Department in Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ) from 1961 to 2016: A History and Evaluation through Three Drama Case Studies

Lynda Dunne
National College of Art and Design
School of Visual Culture
2016
MA Design History and Material Culture

Subject: Material Culture
Country: Ireland
Period: 20th Century to 21st Century

Supervisor: Dr Hillary O'Kelly
15,000-20,000 words