Activities FHD

  • 16/06/2014

    Second research grant for the study of domestic appliances. The vacuum cleaner.

    The Design History Foundation and the Alfaro-Hofmann Collection  are launching the second grant for the study of domestic appliances. In this edition object of study is the vacuum cleaner

    The aim of the grant is to encourage international research on the history of the vacuum cleaner, and the sope of the grant is the Alfaro Hofmann collection, which includes more than  300 vacuum cleaners from all over the world, a library and a documents archive.

    Applications must be submitted to

    Key dates:

    • Deadline for applications: 3rd Novembre 2014
    • Notification of acceptance: 1st December 2014
    • Delivery of article: 23rd November 2015

    Call conditions 2014 edition