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Peter Hall: Rethinking Design History

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Clinton Hill / Fort Green

Pratt Institute | Pratt Studios 200: Design Center Gallery

Peter Hall discusses how social and environmental shifts change the way we write design history.

Peter Hall is a design writer, senior lecturer, and design department head at Griffith University Queensland College of Art in Australia. He has been a contributing writer for Metropolis magazine since 2000 and has written widely about design in its various forms, including gaming, elevators, building graphics, bridges, neon lights, and office chairs, for publications including Print, I.D. Magazine, The New York Times, and The Guardian. He is also author and/or co-editor of Tibor Kalman: Perverse Optimist; Sagmeister: Made You Look; Else/Where: Mapping - New Cartographies of Networks and Territories; and Pause: 59 Minutes of Motion Graphics.