Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Atkinson, P (2010) The Curious Case of the Kitchen Computer: Products and Non-Products in Design History, Journal of Design History, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 163-179

Atkinson, P (2010) Boundaries? What Boundaries? The Crisis of Design in a Post-Professional Era, Design Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2 pp. 137-155

Atkinson, P (2008) A Bitter Pill to Swallow: The Rise and Fall of the Tablet Computer, Design Issues, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp 3-25

Unver E, Atkinson P & Marshall J (2008) Automake Physics: Random Craft Production, Computer-Aided Design & Applications Vol. 5 Nos. 1-4, pp 58-65

Atkinson, P (2007) The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men: the computer mouse in the history of computing, Design Issues, Vol. 23 No. 3 pp 46-61

Unver, E, Atkinson, P & Tancock, D (2006) Applying 3D Scanning and Modelling in Transport Design Education, Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 3, Nos. 1-4, pp 41-48

Atkinson, P, (2005) Man in a Briefcase: the social construction of the laptop computer and the emergence of a type form, Journal of Design History, Vol. 18 no. 2, pp 191-205

Atkinson, P, (2000) The (In)Difference Engine: explaining the disappearance of diversity in the design of the personal computer, Journal of Design History, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp 59-72

Atkinson, P, (1998) Computer Memories: The History of Computer Form, History and Technology, Vol. 15, nos. 1-2, pp 89-120

Publications:

Atkinson, P, Computer, Reaktion Books 2010. ISBN 978-1861896643

Beegan, G, Atkinson, P & Sugg Ryan, D (Eds.) Ghosts of the Profession, Special Issue of the Journal of Design History, 21(4): 2008. ISSN 0952-4649

Atkinson, P (Ed.) Automake and Future Factories, Hub, National Centre for Craft and Design, 2008. ISBN 978-0-9548015-7-1

Atkinson, P (Ed.) Do-It-Yourself: Democracy and Design, Special Issue of the Journal of Design History, 19(1): 2006. ISSN 0952-4649

Atkinson, P, Future Factories: Design Work by Lionel Theodore Dean, University of Huddersfield, 2003. ISBN 1862180474

Atkinson, P (Ed.) Design History Society Newsletter, (Nos. 83–94), Design History Society, 1999-2002. ISSN 1473-9615

Contributions to Publications:

Atkinson, P ‘Cut Off In My Prime’ in Cosker, Z (Ed.) Denim: The Fabric of Our Lives, Hub, National Centre for Craft & Design, 2008 pp. 59-61 ISBN 978-0-9548015-8-8

Exhibitions Curated:

Automake and Future Factories [approx 70 items]

Hub, National Centre for Craft & Design,

Sleaford, Leicester: 3 May – 8 June 2008

Do It Yourself: Democracy & Design [approx 140 items]

design centre north, Barnsley: 5 May – 17 June 2006

MoDA, Middlesex: 25 July – 10 Sept 2006

Future Factories: Design Work by Lionel Theodore Dean [approx 55 items]

the design centre, Barnsley: 27 Oct – 21 Nov 2003

Dean Clough, Halifax: 1 Dec 2003 – 16 Jan 2004

Media Centre, Huddersfield: 23 Jan – 13 Feb 2004

designersblock, Milan: 14 April – 19 April 2004

designersblock, London: 22 Oct – 26 Oct 2004

Conference Papers:

Atkinson, P (2009) ‘Boundaries? What Boundaries? The Crisis of Design in a Post-Professional Era’ Design Connexity: Proceedings of the 8th European Academy of Design Conference, Aberdeen, 2009, pp. 30-34 ISBN 978-1-901085-97-6

Atkinson, P (2008) ‘Computer History: Vapourware and the problems of museology’, Another Name for Design: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Design History & Design Studies, Osaka, 2008, pp. 129-132

Atkinson, P (2008) ‘Actor Networks and the Development of the Home Computer’, Networks of Design: Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Design History Society 2008, University of Falmouth, UK pp. 219-224
Ebook:  ISBN 978-1-599429-06-9

Atkinson, P, Unver, E, Marshall, J & Dean, LT (2008) ‘Post Industrial Manufacturing Systems: The Undisciplined Nature of Generative Design’, Undisciplined!: Proceedings of Design Research Society 2008 Conference, Sheffield, UK

Atkinson, P (2008) Upwardly Mobile: the role of fashion and image in the development of mobile computing, Proceedings of the IFFTI 2008 Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Marshall, J, Unver, E & Atkinson, P (2007) Automake: Generative systems, digital manufacture and craft production, 11th Generative Art Conference, Milan, Italy

Marshall, J, Atkinson, P & Unver, E (2007) Generative Craft and Digital Production, Nordic Design Research Conference, Stockholm, Sweden

Atkinson, P (2007) Design Disasters in the History of Computing, Proceedings of the 7th European Academy of Design Conference, Izmir, Turkey pp. 797-806 ISBN 978-975-8789-21-4

Atkinson, P (2006) The Best Laid Schemes o’ Mice and Men: the evolution of the computer mouse, Proceedings of Design History Society Conference, Delft, Netherlands ISBN 978-90-5155-032-0

Dean, L, Atkinson, P, & Unver, E (2005) Evolving Individualised Consumer Products, Proceedings of the 6th European Academy of Design Conference, Bremen, Germany ISBN 3-89757-290-7

Atkinson, P (2004) Post-Industrial Manufacturing Systems: The impact of emerging technologies on design, craft and engineering processes, Invited speaker, Proceedings of ‘Challenging Craft’, Aberdeen ISBN 190108583x

Atkinson, P, & Benincasa, C, ‘Gendered Responses to Material Culture’, 4th International Conference on Design History & Design Studies, Guadalajara, 2004

Atkinson, P, Unver, E & Dean, L T (2004) ‘Future Factories’: Supportive Technologies as Creative Processes, Proceedings of the Design 2004 8th International Design Conference, Vol. 1, pp 99-104 Dubrovnik, Croatia ISBN 953 6313 60 x

Atkinson, P & Hales, D (2004) Chance Would be a Fine Thing: Digitally Driven Practice-Based Research at Huddersfield, Proceedings of Pixelraiders2 Conference, Sheffield ISBN 1843870606

Unver, E, Dean, L T, & Atkinson, P (2003) ‘Future Factories’: Developing Individualised Production Methods, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Engineering Design, Prague, Czechoslovakia, ISBN 80 86059 35 9

Atkinson, P, Dean, L T, & Unver, E,  (2003) ‘Future Factories’: Teaching Techné’. 5th European Academy of Design Conference, Barcelona, 2003

Atkinson, P & Beale-Parry, J. (2002) ‘Design History on the Periphery of Design Practice’, 3rd International Conference on Design History & Design Studies, Istanbul

Swindells, S, Atkinson, P & Sibley, M (2001) ‘The Professionals: contrasting professionalism within art, design and architecture practice and education’, Proceedings of Idater 2001, Loughborough, pp 130-134 ISBN 1 899291 55 5

Atkinson, P, (2001) ‘The Material Culture of the Laptop’,

Material and Ideal Research Conference, Helsinki, Finland

Atkinson, P (2001) The Laptop- Design or Desire?

Proceedings of the 4th European Academy of Design Conference, Aveiro, Portugal, pp 390-395 ISBN 972-789-024-5

Atkinson, P & Malik, S (2000) Equating global design education: a case study in transferring curriculum content, Proceedings of CoDesigning 2000, Coventry, pp 179-184 ISBN 0 905949 93 5

Atkinson, P (2000) The Origin of PCs: perspectives on the history of the office computer, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design History & Design Studies, Havana, Cuba ISBN 959-7182-03-3

Atkinson, P (1999) Work, Rest and Play: The Personalisation of the Workspace, Proceedings of the 3rd European Academy of Design Conference, Sheffield, 1999, Vol. 1, pp 26-56 ISBN 0902896210

Atkinson, P & Crowther, G (1999) ‘Consumer Perceptions in the Motorcycle Market’, Design History Society Conference, Nottingham

Atkinson, P (1998) ‘The (In)Difference Engine’,

Design History Society Conference, Huddersfield

Reviews:

Atkinson, P (2009) ‘The Culture of Design (second edition)’ by Guy Julier,

Design Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2

Atkinson, P (2008) ‘Motorcycle’ by Steven E. Alford & Suzanne Ferriss,

International Journal of Motorcycle Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1

Atkinson, P (2006) ‘Connecting & Design and Evolution’,

Design History Society Newsletter, No. 111

Atkinson, P (2001) ‘The Culture of Design’ by Guy Julier,

Design Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3

Atkinson, P (1998) ‘Material Memories’,

Design History Society Newsletter, No. 78


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