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Fisher, Tom


United Kingdom

Tom Fisher’s background is in Fine Art, Design and Sociology.  Having worked as a designer and maker of furniture and led an MA in Art and Design he wrote his PhD on the role of plastic materials in consumption experiences, in the sociology department at the University of York. His current research centres broadly on human/object relationships and his research, research supervision and consultancy engage with the materiality of everyday experiences and particularly their relationship to the design of objects. Tom’s interest in consumption stems from his experience as a designer and his perspective is informed by sociological and anthropological approaches to the subject. Tom is also Professor of Art and Design; PGR Tutor, School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University.

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