Zoë Hendon is the Head of Collections at the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA). She and her team work closely with colleagues across the University to ensure the museum’s collections are well used in learning and research within Middlesex and beyond.
Zoë's research interests relate to the collections at the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, particularly the Silver Studio Collection. Further research interests include wallpaper, textiles, the history of art and design education in the UK, and the influence of Japan on Western art and design
current research projects:
Hendon, Zoë (2021) Reclaiming heritage narratives: reweaving the story of a royal wedding dress. In: Design and Heritage: The Construction of Identity and Belonging. Lees-Maffei, Grace and Houze, Rebecca , eds. Routledge, pp. 171-184. ISBN 9780367560263
Hendon, Zoë (2021) Design and agency: critical perspectives on identities, histories, and practices. John Potvin and Marie-Eve Marchand (eds.), Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020 [Book Review]. Journal of Design History . ISSN 0952-4649 (Published online first)
Hendon, Zoë (2020) That feels like home: connecting sites of lockdown to design collections. Museum and Society , 18 (3). pp. 330-333. ISSN 1479-8360
Hendon, Zoë (2020) ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 29 February–18 March and 27 August–25 October 2020. Textile History , 50 (2). pp. 242-247. ISSN 0040-4969
Hendon, Zoë (2020) Archives, collections and curatorship: Virtual Special Issue for the Journal of Design History, 2019. Journal of Design History , 33 (1). e41-e54. ISSN 0952-4649