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Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. (2018)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2019. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], 32(3), pages 263-279. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046

Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed and suggests that its decline... Read More about Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century..

The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. (2017)
Thesis
PEACH, A. 2017. The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The 1970s were a period of renaissance for the crafts in Britain, often referred to as a craft revival. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role in this. The received... Read More about The making of modern Scottish craft: revival and invention in 1970s Scotland..

Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). (2013)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2013. Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). Making futures journal [online], 3: proceedings of the 3rd Making futures international research conference: interfaces between craft knowledge and design: new opportunities for social innovation and sustainable practice, 26-27 September 2013, Torpoint, UK, pages 524-529. Available from: https://drive.google.co...37F23cWIjX5nEmISQS2Rud7

1970-1990 was a period of renaissance for the crafts in the UK and North America. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role. It is often assumed that Scottish craft his... Read More about Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990)..

What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. (2013)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2013. What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today. Craft research [online], 4(2), pages 161-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/crre.4.2.161_1

This article critically reviews the concept of 'revival' in relation to making in contemporary culture. The 1970s are a period, which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention of craft practice across Brit... Read More about What goes around comes around? Craft revival, the 1970s and today..

Crafting revivals? (2012)
Conference Proceeding
PEACH, A. 2013. Crafting revivals? An investigation into the craft revival of the 1970's: can contemporary comparisons be drawn? In MacDonald, J. and Rossi, C. (eds.) Ideas of the handmade: histories and theories of making. Selected papers from a symposium held on 20 April 2012, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University [online], pages 46-56. Available from: http://www.research.ed....l_craftscotland1_1_.pdf

This paper originates from PhD research which I am currently undertaking on craft in the 1970s, a time which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention of craft practice across Britain. Today we are experie... Read More about Crafting revivals?.

Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? (2011)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2011. Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy? Making futures journal [online], 2: proceedings of the 2nd Making futures international research conference: the crafts as change maker in sustainability-aware cultures, 15-16 September 2011, Totnes, UK, pages 230-239. Available from: http://makingfutures.pl.../75860/peach_andrea.pdf

Scotland benefits from a long and rich cultural heritage, which is readily associated with its material culture (Butler 2000). This heritage has, in the latter half of the twentieth century, provided economic opportunities for the craft practitioner,... Read More about Contemporary craft and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland: what can be learned from cultural policy?.

Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. (2007)
Journal Article
PEACH, A. 2007. Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. Journal of design history [online], 20(3), pages 243-257. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epm015

This article explores the relationship between craft, national identity and the souvenir in 1970 Scotland. Britain experienced a revival of craft practice generally in 1970s Scotland, but this paper argues that what happened in Scotland was distinct.... Read More about Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland..

Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. (2007)
Presentation / Conference
PEACH, A. 2007. Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity. Presented at the 5th Annual international research conference of the Leeds Metropolitan University Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change: things that move: the material worlds of tourism and travel, 19-23 July 2007, Leeds, UK.

This paper will examine the commodification of Scottish craft to satisfy the demands of tourism, and ultimately the problematic outcome of the consumption of craft objects as souvenirs. Using as primary source material the magazine Craftwork: Scotlan... Read More about Souvenirs and the commodification of Scottish national identity..

Small pieces of Scotland? (2002)
Journal Article
KINCHIN, J. and PEACH, A. 2002. Small pieces of Scotland? Souvenirs and the good design debate 1946-80. Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 7, pages 23-30.

For those agencies concerned with the promotion of design and craft in post-war Scotland, and with the development of tourism more generally, souvenirs proved a source of constant anxiety and embarrassment. There were always going to be problems in t... Read More about Small pieces of Scotland?.

Reinterpreting the craft object. (2002)
Presentation / Conference
PEACH, A. and REW, C. 2002. Reinterpreting the craft object. Presented at Craft in the twenty-first century: theorising change and practice, 15-17 November 2002, Edinburgh, UK.

How does an art gallery make its collection more accessible and meaningful to students of design and craft today? How can todays students be persuaded that galleries are not simply places ˜full of old stuff, but instead a potentially valuable and sti... Read More about Reinterpreting the craft object..


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