Fashion and Everyday Life: Britain and America, 1890-2010, (with Hazel Clark), Bloomsbury, 2014, (forthcoming).
Designing Modern Britain, Reaktion Press, 2007.
Fashioning the Feminine: Representation and Women’s Fashion from the Fin de Siècle to the Present, (with Hilary Fawcett) I.B.Tauris, 2002.
Potters and Paintresses: Women Designers in the Pottery Industry, 1870-1955, Women's Press, 1990.
Between the Wars: Architecture and Design on Tyneside, 1919-1939, (with Lynne Walker),1982.
Isokon: Furniture, Architecture and Graphic Design, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1980.
‘The Primavera Story’, (with Janine Barker) in British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948 British Design: Tradition and Modernity after 1948, (eds.) Fisher, F & Sparke, P, Bloomsbury, 2014, (forthcoming)
‘Authenticity, tradition and modernity: Marguerite Wildenhain and Ruth Duckworth, women émigré studio potters, 1936-1964’, in Entfernt: Frauen des Bauhauses während der NS-Zeit – Verfolgung und Exil, Women in Exile (volume 5), Adriane Feustel, Inge Hansen-Schaberg, Wolfgang Thöner (eds.) et+k, edition text+kritik, Richard Boorberg +Verlag GmbH & Co KG, Munich, 2012.
‘Designing for Industry: Suzanne Lalique, Clarice Cliff and Eva Zeisel’, Decorative Arts and Design, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Collection, Vol.II, Rosalind Pepall & Diane Charbonneau (eds.) Musée Beaux Arts de Montreal, Montreal, 2012.
‘Made in Patriarchy: Theories of Women and Design- A Reworking’, in David Brody & Hazel Clark (eds.) Design Studies. A Reader, Berg, 2009.
’Taking Design to Newcastle’ in Looking at Newcastle, Hilary Fawcett, (ed.) Northumbria University Press, 2007.
‘British Wartime Fashion and its representation in Home Chat, 1914-1918', inMaterial Strategies. Dress and Gender in Historical Perspective, Barbara Burman and Carole Turbin, (eds.) Blackwell, 2003.
‘Decorating the Object: Ceramics, Gender and the work of women designers’ inWomen artists and the decorative arts 1880-1935: the gender of ornament, Bridget Elliott and Janice Helland, (eds.) Ashgate, 2002.
‘Women Designers in Context’ in Susie Cooper, Ann Eatwell and Andrew Casey, (eds.) Antique Collectors’ Club, 2002.
‘Quietly Fine, Quietly Subversive: Women Ceramics Designers in Twentieth-century America’, in Women Designers in the USA 1900-2000 Diversity and Difference, Pat Kirkham, (ed.) Yale University Press, 2000.
‘Ceramics’, in Feminist Visual Culture: An Introduction, Claire Pajaczkowska and Fiona Carson, (eds.) Edinburgh University Press, 2000.
’History, Theory and Gender: Researching Women’s Relationship to the History of Design’, in Proceedings of the international conference Design Plus Research,Politecnico di Milan, Italy, 2000.
‘On the Margins: Theorising the history and significance of making and designing clothes at home’, in The Culture of Sewing: Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking, Barbara Burman, (ed.) Berg, 1999.
‘Made in Patriarchy: Theories of Women and Design, A Re-Working’, in Design and Feminism: Re-Visioning Spaces, Places, and Everyday Things, Joan Rothschild, (ed.) Rutgers University Press, 1999.
‘Design, Femininity and Modernism’ inUm-Ordnung. Angewandte Künste und Geschlecht in der Moderne, Cordula Bischoff and Christina Threuter, (eds.) Jonas Verlag, 1999.
‘Women and Design’, in Women’s Studies Encyclopaedia, Helen Tierney, (ed.) Greenwood Publishing, 1998.
Making Clothes at Home between the Wars’, in Obscure Objects of Desire? Reviewing the Crafts in the Twentieth Century, Tanya Harrod, (ed.) Crafts Council, 1997.
‘Design, femininity and modernism: interpreting the work of Susie Cooper', inDesign and Aesthetics, Jerry Palmer and Mo Dodson, (eds.) Routledge, 1996.
‘Children’s Clothes: design and promotion’, in The gendered object, Pat Kirkham, (ed.) Manchester University Press, 1996.
‘Modernity, Femininity and Regional Identity: Women and Fashion 1914-1940’, inStudies in History and Culture in North east England, Thomas E. Faulkner, (ed.) Octavian Press, 1996.
‘Women and Modernism: A Case Study of Grete Marks (1899-1990)’ in Women Designing. Redefining Design in Britain between the Wars, Jill Seddon and Suzette Worden, (eds.) Brighton, 1994.
‘Towards a Feminist Analysis of Women and Design’ in Design Discourse. History, Theory, Criticism, Victor Margolin, (ed.) University of Chicago Press, 1989.
‘Pottery Women’ in A View from the Interior. Feminism, Women and Design, Judy Attfield and Pat Kirkham, (eds.) Women's Press, 1989.
‘Women in the Edwardian Pottery Industry, Feminist Arts News, vol.2, no. 5, 1987.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
’Conceptualizing Fashion in Everyday Lives’, (with Hazel Clark) Design Issues, vol.28, no. 4, Autumn 2012.
Special issue, ‘Channel Crossings: Continental European Émigrés, Exiles And Migrants 1933 To 1956’, (with Tobias Hochscherf) Visual Culture in Britain, vol.13, no.3, 2012.
’Made in Patriarchy: Towards a Feminist Analysis of Women and Design‘, PAD. Pages on Art and Design, http://padjournal.net/made-in-patriarchy/ 08, 2012.
‘Modernity, Tradition and the Design of the ‘Industrial Village’ of Dormanstown 1917-1921’, Journal of Design History, vol.23, no.1, 2010.
‘Moving Home: from York to New Earswick’, Studies in Decorative Arts, vol. XVI, no. 1, Fall-Winter, 2008-9.
'Subject of History? Anna Wetherill Olmsted and the organization of the Ceramic National exhibitions in the USA 1932-1941', Art History, vol.28, no.4, 2005.
‘”De-humanised Females and Amazonians”: Fashioning the Female Body in Home Chat, 1914-1918’, Gender and History, Vol. 14, issue 3, Nov 2002.
‘On the margins: Theorising the history and significance of making and designing clothes at home’, Journal Of Design History, vol. 11, no.2, 1998.
‘Design, Femininity and Modernism: Interpreting the work of Susie Cooper’, Journal of Design History, vol.7, no. 4, 1994.
‘Modernity/Femininity/Feminism’, Feminist Arts News, vol.3, no. 4, 1990.
‘Craft Hierarchies, Gender Divisions and the roles of Women Paintresses and Designers in the British Pottery Industry, 1890-1939’ Journal of Design History,vol.2, no. 4, 1990.
‘Made in Patriarchy: Towards a feminist analysis of women and design, Design Issues, vol. III, no. 2, Fall 1986.
Review article, 'Designed By Women', Art History, vol.9, no. 3, September 1986.
‘Miners’ Welfare: Pithead Bath Design in the 1920s and 1930s', The Architect's Journal, no. 24, vol. 179, 13 June 1984.