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: 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, Horology, Construction toys, Greek material culture (18th-21st c.)


Member of the Editorial Board, ICON (Journal of ICOHTEC),

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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