These two names are possible CONTACTS for you.
Dr. Howard Gardner, at Harvard University, has dealt with symbolism in art
for the past 30 years. Although his research has dealt with children, he
might be a good contact for you regarding individuals who deal with specific
design theories. The name of his organization is "Project Zero."
name: Howard Gardner (Prof)
office: Larsen 201
The Design Management Institute, 29 Temple Place, Boston, Massachusetts
02111-1350, is run by Earl N. Powell. (617-338-6380) This group meets
regularily on an INTERNATIONAL basis with people all over the world, their
last meeting, I believe was held in January in Paris.
I hope this may give you some leads. Best of luck in your continuing