January 2022

Rotaflex lampshade, John and Sylvia Reid, 1950s.

26 January 2022
This gorgeous, small, ellipse-shaped lampshade was recently donated to the collection. Image ref: The small lampshade, AIBDC : 008834 Image credit: Katherine Pell We believe it to be part of a floor/table lamp as opposed to a ceiling pendant, although the original attachments are missing – refer...
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Introducing Lisa Moro, MoDiP Student Creative 2021/2022

19 January 2022
My name is Lisa Moro and I am in my final year of the BA Fine Art at AUB and am excited to have been chosen for the MoDiP Student Creative. Over the last few months, I have been exploring making work using Augmented Reality and my submission to MoDiP was to make work using AR as a medium. Fertility...
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Introducing Jasmine Baker, MoDiP Student Creative 2021/2022

12 January 2022
Hello there! I’m a current student of BA illustration in my final year at AUB and I’m fortunate enough to be one of MoDiP’s student creatives of 2021/2022. I’m really passionate about picture books. Why? Simply because there is something joyously magical, and entirely whimsical in illustrations for...
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GPO 162 pyramid telephone, 1932, Siemens

5 January 2022
To ring in the New Year, this week’s blog features one of my favourite objects from MoDiP’s collections: a stunning GPO 162 pyramid telephone. Dated to 1932 and made from compression moulded phenol formaldehyde (bakelite), it sits on a matching Bellset 25 because it did not have an internal bell...
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