The collections comprise approximately 180,000 objects from the 1850s to 1950s—the height of the Industrial Revolution through the end of the Second World War.
A variety of media includes furniture, industrial-design objects, works in glass, ceramics, and metal, medals, textiles, rare books, and periodicals, as well as paintings and works on paper.
The Wolfsonian is affiliated with Florida International University.
Presenting 50+ Soviet propaganda posters providing a new visual language for public art
Books, periodicals, postcards, and portfolio plates exemplify Constructivism in Soviet graphic design
American designers adaptation of a European luxury style to industrial mass production
The many dimensions of Britain’s role as a colonial power and trade giant
A characteristically Italian approach to industry and design showcased through carpets, tapestries, fabrics, and drawings