Kerry Meakin, Lecturer and Programme Chair of Visual Merchandising and Display at TU Dublin, was recently promoted to Honorary Fellow of the British Display Society for her services to the industry and teaching.
In September 2019, Kerry presented some of her PhD research at a British Display Society Symposium at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. In attendance were visual display professionals, UAL display lecturers and UAL students studying for a BA (Hons) Visual Merchandising & Fashion. Seven final-year Visual Merchandising & Display students from TU Dublin were also present.
Kerry received this honour for her PhD research about the Professionalisation of Window Display in the UK & Ireland from 1909 to 1939, the Dublin School of Creative Arts receiving a Centre of Excellence Award in Visual Merchandising in 2017 in addition to her over thirty years of service to the industry.
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