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8 edition of Robin & Lucienne Day found in the catalog.

Robin & Lucienne Day

pioneers of contemporary design

by Lesley Jackson

  • 359 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Mitchell Beazley in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Day, Robin, 1915- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Day, Lucienne -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Design -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-189) and index.

      Other titlesRobin and Lucienne Day
      StatementLesley Jackson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK1447.6.D39 J33 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3370206M
      ISBN 101840002395
      LC Control Number2004445825
      OCLC/WorldCa45316308

      Photograph Lucienne and Robin Day Foundation, courtesy of Antique Collector’s Club. Lucienne Day: In The Spirit of the Age. By Andrew Casey ‘Lucienne Day: In The Spirit of the Age’ is a welcome addition to publisher Antique Collector’s Club series on textile design. British Textile Designer Lucienne Day had a transformative effect on pattern design from the s onwards.   In he and Lucienne were the subjects of a major retrospective at the Barbican Art Gallery curated by Lesley Jackson, author of the book Robin and Lucienne Day – .

      Lucienne Day: Living Design tells the story of Lucienne’s design career, unfolding in a sequence of images and textiles drawn from the archives of The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. Photographs show the lead up to her career breakthrough at the Festival of Britain , with her pioneering ‘contemporary’ design Calyx. Lucienne Day: Living Design tells the story of Day’s design career, unfolding in a sequence of photographs drawn from the archives of the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. Photographs show the lead up to her career breakthrough at the Festival of Britain .

      Robin and Lucienne Day – Pioneers of Contemporary Design Posted The designs showcased in this book are timeless and illustrate an almost effortlessly stylish approach, products that are beautiful and yet restrained but never fashion led. Robin and Lucienne Day, the first-ever full-length monograph on their designs, features never-before-seen archival material along with over color images of the full range of their work, including furniture, ceramics, textiles, wallpaper, interiors, appliances, exhibit designs, and graphics.


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Upon fingering through the book, it is easy to tell that all of the designers of the time were aware of each others work, as many pieces of Lucienne and Robin Day look very similar to other designers of the time.

But I think that kind of mutual admiration was one of the 5/5(2). Robin and Lucienne Day book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Hailed as the British counterparts to Charles and Ray Eames, Robin /5.

Pioneers of "Contemporary" design during the s and s, and joint design consultants to the John Lewis Partnership from toRobin and Lucienne Day,who both died in ,were legendary figures with an international reputation.5/5(5).

This is a super coffee table book, it looks fabulous and has the bonus of being a very interesting read too. There are so many items of familiar 'furniture' which I was unaware were Robin & Lucienne Day's work.

The book is a great mix of photos and text, fabulous for anyone interested in 5/5(6). Buy Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers in Modern Design by Jackson, Lesley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).

7 Nov - Explore abadzis's board "Robin Day/Lucienne Day" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Lucienne day, Robin day and Robin pins. The official site for furniture designer Robin Day and textile designer Lucienne Day tells the story of their lives & designs and shows all licensed products.

The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation is a design education charity established by Robin & Lucienne Day book daughter Paula Day in   Robin Day, the son of a police constable in High Wycombe, and Désirée Lucienne Conradi, who grew up in Croydon, the daughter of Belgian reinsurance broker, met at a Royal College of Art dance in She was in her final year studying printed textiles.

He had already left the college inhaving specialised in furniture and interior design. As Britain’s most distinguished designers of the post-war period, Robin and Lucienne Day pursued celebrated careers for more than fifty years. This updated book celebrates and offers an insight into their remarkable success and was specially produced to accompany the Exhibition Robin and Lucienne Day: Design and The Modern Interior at.

Get this from a library. Robin & Lucienne Day: pioneers of contemporary design. [Lesley Jackson] -- Robin Day, the creator of the best-selling Polypropylene chair, was renowned as a furniture designer, but also excelled in many other fields over the years, including exhibition design, graphics and.

Get this from a library. Robin & Lucienne Day: pioneers of modern design. [Lesley Jackson] -- "Hailed as the British counterparts to Charles and Ray Eames, Robin and Lucienne Day electrified the British design scene in the s with their startling furniture and textile designs.

Indeed. Robin and Lucienne Day’s pioneering work as Design Consultants to the John Lewis Partnership from – was highlighted in the Channel 5 programme Inside John Lewis: Profits and Problems, broadcast on 17th April. The programme includes images from our digital archive and footage of Paula Day showing some of the John Lewis reissues of dress fabrics her mother had designed in.

6 Information from the Lucienne Day Accounts book. Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation. 7 Jackson, L., Robin and Lucienne Day; Pioneers of.

Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Contemporary Design is at the Barbican Gallery, London EC2 ( ), from tomorrow until April Lesley Jackson's book Author: Charlotte Higgins.

Robin and Lucienne Day Went to see the Robin and Lucienne Day exhibition at Chichester. I can appreciate Robin's cleverness but Lucienne is the girl for me. I love that you can really see her hand in her designs, the quality of her line is very studied and just a little naive.

The book shop is also fantastic at the Pallant House gallery. Robin and Lucienne Day in Robin & Lucienne Cheyne Walk Day Foundation tif living room, Culture Trip (CT): When did both Lucienne and Robin get their big breaks in the industry. Paula Day (PD): My parents both achieved public recognition for their work for the Festival of Britain in Author: Charlotte Luxford.

Robin Day, the creator of the best-selling Polypropylene chair,was renowned as afurniture designer, but also excelled in many other fields over the years, includingexhibition design, graphics and product design.

Lucienne Day, an outstandingtextile designer, gained early recognition with Calyx, her acclaimed furnishingfabric for the Festival of Britain inand she also designed. For these room settings he needed a wallpaper and furnishing fabric that would sit comfortably with his modern furniture.

Provence wallpaper, a previous design by Lucienne Day, was chosen for one room to illustrate an affordable interior. Lucienne also conceived a new textile design, Calyx, intended to complement Robin's more costly living/dining room.

Robin and Lucienne Day: Design and the Modern Interior, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, until 26 June. Both Robin and Lucienne Day died last year and this exhibition aims, in the words of its curator, Shanna Shelby, to honour ‘their artistic elegance and contributions to the history of design’.

The development of their styles can be traced in Lesley Jackson's book Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers in Modern Design, published in An exhibition of Lucienne Day's textiles and Robin Day's furniture, "Robin and Lucienne Day: Design and the Modern Interior", will be held in Spring at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester — the city where the Days retired inin order Author: Poul Webb.

Chapter 4 pp_Layout 1 05/12/ Page Another pattern in a similar vein was ‘Small Hours’. Interestingly, the painterly styles of these two patterns were soon put to one side by.Shop authentic Robin Day furniture and other Robin Day furniture from the world's best dealers.

"Robin & Lucienne Day, Pioneers of Contemporary Design" Book. A publication of works of the revered British design duo. Robin and Lucienne Day were phenomenally influential in the post-war design world, wo Category Late 20th Century. Buy Robin & Lucienne Day by Lesley Jackson from Waterstones today!

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