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Tom Tredway

Tom Tredway is a design historian with broad interests in European and American decorative arts and design, particularly interiors, furniture, ceramics, fashion, and film. His research focuses on issues of 20th century design, including the relationship between commerce and design, the role of the designer in fostering corporate, social, and environmental responsibility, and the relationship between design, identity, and lifestyle. His publications include contributions to Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior (Ashgate, 2013), Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty (Chronicle, 2013), and History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400-2000 (BGC and Yale, 2013).


Eva Zeisel, Life, Design, and Beauty book cover


Biography, Identity, and the Modern Interior book cover



History of Design book cover