This page introduces my books - click through on each cover thumbnail for more information. A detailed list of publications, including articles and edited special issues, is available on my institutional profile page

New for 2019 is Reading Graphic Design in Cultural Context, which I wrote with Dr Nicolas P. Maffei (Norwich University of the Arts) for publication with Bloomsbury in March 2019.

New!  Reading Graphic Design , Bloomsbury 2019

New! Reading Graphic Design, Bloomsbury 2019

Designing Worlds

National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization. Edited by Kjetil Fallan and Grace Lees-Maffei. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016.

Design at Home

Domestic Advice Books in Britain and the USA since 1945. Grace Lees-Maffei. Abingdon: Routledge, 2014.

Iconic Designs

50 Stories about 50 Things. London: Bloomsbury, 2014.

Made in Italy

Rethinking a Century of Italian Design. Edited by Grace Lees-Maffei and Kjetil Fallan. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.

Writing Design

Words and Objects. Edited by Grace Lees-Maffei. London: Berg, 2012.

The Design History Reader

Edited by Grace Lees-Maffei and Rebecca Houze. Oxford: Berg, 2010.