Artemis Yagou (she/her)

Άρτεμις Γιάγκου

Historian of design and technology




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Born in Athens, Greece; lives in Munich, Germany.

Research Associate, Deutsches Museum, Munich

Research Projects:

2022–2023: Timekeeping in Motion: Technology and Design of 18th c. Portable Clocks from European Museum Collections

2016–2021: How they played: Children and construction toys (c. 1840-1940), funded by the DFG

Editor of Technology, Novelty, and Luxury

Author of Fragile Innovation: Episodes in Greek Design History

(Greek version: Εύθραυστη Καινοτομία: Επεισόδια από την ιστορία του ελληνικού ντιζάιν)

Main research interests

Design history, Cultural history of technology, Museums, Digital Humanities, Horology, Construction toys, Greek material culture (18th–21st c.)


Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, The Design Journal

ICOM – The International Council of Museums
International Committee for the History of Technology
International Toy Research Association

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