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Lost in Translation (2015)
Journal Article
Cavers, C., & Supartono, A. (2015). Lost in Translation. Ojodepez, 43, 52-57

Etched in the Memory. (2015)
Journal Article
Forster, A. M., Vettese-Forster, S., & Borland, J. (2015). Etched in the Memory. RICS Building Conservation Journal, 28-29

Alan Forster, Samantha Vettese-Forster and John Borland explore the cultural value of preserving historic graffiti.

Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014 (2014)
Book
Lambert, I., Firth, R., MacLeod, M., Forster, S., Innes, M., Winton, E., …Titley, W. (2014). Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014. Edinburgh Napier University

Editorial -Welcome to the third issue of the Journal for Design Practice & Research. The last 18 months has been an extremely busy time for us. We have continued to grow as a team, with new members joining, and our work grows ever more diverse. We h... Read More about Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014.

An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh (2014)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., Gowans, S., Case, J., & Maciej, K. (2014). An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh. European Academic Research, 1, 3218-3247

The surfeit of generic and place-specific sounds that exist in the urban environment contribute to what has been referred to as the soundscape. Within the built environment sound has the potential to create thresholds and acoustic territories that de... Read More about An examination of the role of sound in defining the city in the context of Edinburgh.

The significance of the introduction of synthetic dyes in the mid 19th century on the democratisation of western fashion. (2013)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., & Christie, R. M. (2013). The significance of the introduction of synthetic dyes in the mid 19th century on the democratisation of western fashion. Journal of the International Colour Association, 11, 1-17

From the middle of the 19th century, fashionable garments for women, which had previously been restricted largely to the wealthy social classes, began to become much more widely accessible in society. Many factors contributed towards this change, inc... Read More about The significance of the introduction of synthetic dyes in the mid 19th century on the democratisation of western fashion..

A visual and contextual comparative study of the work of Picasso and Chanel towards an understanding of the overlaps between Modern Art and Fashion (2012)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S. (2012). A visual and contextual comparative study of the work of Picasso and Chanel towards an understanding of the overlaps between Modern Art and Fashion. The International Journal of Costume and Fashion, 12, 15-32

From the beginning of the twentieth century, ``Modernism`` impacted and transformed art and clothing. Pablo Picasso and Gabrielle ``Coco`` Chanel were two of the most central characters in Modernism working simultaneously in their disciplines. Picass... Read More about A visual and contextual comparative study of the work of Picasso and Chanel towards an understanding of the overlaps between Modern Art and Fashion.

Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art (2012)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S., & Forster, A. M. (2012). Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art. Journal of European Popular Culture, 2, 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1386/jepc.2.2.113_1

Many examples of historic graffiti have been shown to be worthy of attention and conservation. The examples discussed in this article have been selected for their previous academic study, enabling rational assessment. This work does not suggest that... Read More about Evaluating historic graffiti based on cultural significance and definitions of art.

Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011 (2011)
Journal Article
Lambert, I., MacLeod, M., Firth, R., Winton, E., Dean, M., Innes, M., …Titley, W. (2011). Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011. Journal of Design Practice and Research, 1, 1-40

What is design and what are designers? Good design can change lives and improve services within the public, private and third sectors. Designers are creative problem solvers who can make ideas visible and tangible, using a unique set of skills and st... Read More about Journal of Design Practice and Research Volume 1. 2011.

Connections between Modern and Postmodern art and fashion. (2009)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S. (2009). Connections between Modern and Postmodern art and fashion. Design Journal, 12, 217-241. doi:10.2752/175630609X433256

This paper undertakes to construe the affinities and divergences in the genres of art and fashion throughout the 20th century through the use of particular visual and theoretical examples, examined at greater length in a more extensive study of ‘The... Read More about Connections between Modern and Postmodern art and fashion..

The Ballets Russes connection with fashion (2008)
Journal Article
Vettese-Forster, S. (2008). The Ballets Russes connection with fashion. Costume, 42, 130-144. https://doi.org/10.1179/174963008x285232

This paper examines the influence that the costume designers of the Ballets Russes, many of whom were important artists from significant art movements of the day, had on contemporaneous fashion. It looks at why in particular the 'Ballets Russes' arti... Read More about The Ballets Russes connection with fashion.