Bruce Peter

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Professor of Design History

Design-Design Context & Theory

The Glasgow School of Art

Research Interests

Design History, Architecture History, Maritime History, Modern Movement, Transport Design, Architecture and design for pleasure and hospitality, Merchant shipping

Research Profile

Bruce Peter is a graduate of The Glasgow School of Art, The Royal College of Art and the University of Glasgow. He has been employed by The Glasgow School of Art as a design historian since 2002. He has researched and published extensively on modern architecture and design for transport, pleasure and hospitality and is also internationally known as a maritime historian, specialising in the design history of modern merchant ships.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) from The University of Glasgow
MA (RCA) from The Royal College of Art
PhD from The University of Glasgow

Latest Additions

  1. Ocean liners: Glamour, Speed and Style

    Peter, Bruce (2017) Ocean liners: Glamour, Speed and Style. In: Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style. V&A Publications, London. ISBN 9781851779062
  2. The Story of the Kappel Propeller

    Peter, Bruce (2017) The Story of the Kappel Propeller. Nautilus Forlag, The Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark. ISBN 9788790926676
  3. Cruise Ships: A Design Voyage

    Peter, Bruce (2017) Cruise Ships: A Design Voyage. Ferry Publications, Ramsey, Isle of Man. ISBN 9781911268086
  4. Museet i dokken = Museum in the dock

    Peter, Bruce (2014) Museet i dokken = Museum in the dock. Arvinius+Orfeus Publishing. ISBN 9789187543098
  5. The Cargospeed Story

    Peter, Bruce (2015) The Cargospeed Story. Ferry Publications. ISBN 9781906608897
  6. Danish liners: around the world

    Peter, Bruce (2014) Danish liners: around the world. Nautilus, Copenhagen. ISBN 9788790924546
  7. The Modern Hotel in Britain

    Peter, Bruce (2017) The Modern Hotel in Britain. Lily Publications. ISBN 9781911177234
  8. Form follows fun: modernism and modernity in British pleasure architecture 1925-1940

    Peter, Bruce (2005) Form follows fun: modernism and modernity in British pleasure architecture 1925-1940. PhD thesis, The Glasgow School of Art.
  9. DFDS 150

    Peter, Bruce (2015) DFDS 150. Polyteknisk laeranstalts Forlag/ Nautilus Forlag, Lyngby, Denmark. ISBN 9788790924645
  10. Dansk Linjefart: Fra Selandia til Emma Maersk

    Peter, Bruce (2011) Dansk Linjefart: Fra Selandia til Emma Maersk. Nautilus Forlag, Frederiksvaerk. ISBN 9788790924102