Clive Edwards is Emeritus Professor of Design History at Loughborough University. He has particular interests in furniture and interiors of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His works include monographs, as well as contributions to multi-authored works and journals on interiors, architecture, and home furnishings. These include Victorian Furniture: Technology and Design (1993), Twentieth Century Furniture: Materials, Manufacture and Markets (1994), Furniture Materials, Trades and Techniques (2001) Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Le Commerce du Luxe (2015), The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain (2016). Until recently he was general editor of the Bloomsbury Encyclopaedia of Design. His latest publication is a four-volume edition of edited primary source materials on Nineteenth Century Design (Routledge 2021).
Invited paper to be presented to the conference:
I have been invited to give a talk to the The Wonder of Wood: Decorative Inlay and Marquetry in Europe and America 1600 1900. A Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and Philadelphia Museum of Art Conference
April 26 to 28, 2022:
The paper will be on the specific topic of Collinson and Lock's marquetry work.