Jess Berry

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students


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Dr Jess Berry is Associate Professor, Design History and Theory. Her research primarily centres around the visual culture of fashion and dress and its interdisciplinary intersections with interior design, architecture, art, new media and film. Berry’s recent publications include Cinematic Style: Fashion, Architecture and Interior Design on Film,; House of Fashion: Haute Couture and the Modern Interior.; and the co-edited volume Contentious Cities: Design and the Gendered Production of Space

Research interests

History and theory of modernism through interdisciplinary approaches to  fashion/interior/architecture

Critical approaches to fashion/interior discourses and representation

Fashion as an expanded field/mobile image

Gender and diversity in design practice/history and theory

Body and spatial practices related to fashion, interior design, architecture and film

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Visual Arts, Doctorate, Re:Collections: Collection Methodologies as Imagery Metaphor and Process in Contemporary Art, Griffith University


Award Date: 1 Nov 2006

Research area keywords

  • fashion, interior design, history/theory, architecture,

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