About the Author
Glenn Adamson is Head of Course at the V&A for the V&A/RCA Course in the History of Design. He is co-editor of the tri-annual Journal of Modern Craft, and the author of Thinking Through Craft and The Craft Reader. Jane Pavitt is Head of Course at the Royal College of Art for the V&A/RCA Course in the History of Design. She has curated a number of exhibitions and edited the accompanying books for the V&A including Brand.New (V&A 2000), Brilliant (V&A 2004), and Cold War Modern (V&A 2008).