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Design Collection

Please be aware that the Design Collection is currently undergoing an audit and is not available to browse on the catalogue.

For more information and to find out how to make an appointment to access the Design Collection look at  Using the Collections.


This is a unique and valuable collection of books, magazines and periodicals perfect for research and inspiration. The collection covers the following areas of art and design amongst others:

Fine art
Fashion and textiles
Graphic arts including advertising, illustration, photography, Illustrative arts and print production,
Product design
Engineering and manufacturing including product catalogues