“It isn’t an exaggeration to say that Robin Day is one of the most significant furniture designers of the 20th century. There aren’t many people who haven’t sat on one of his chairs.” says the London Design Festival as we mark the centenary of design Robin Day.
Earlier this year we celebrated the birthday of Robin Day, the designer born in 1915 and best known for the world’s first low-cost injection-moulded Polypropylene Chair. Now, during the London Design Festival, we are
A year after successfully reissuing Robin Day‘s 675 chair, we reflect on the discussion last September…’Design: managing the legacy’ where design historian Charlotte Fiell and our own Paul Newman spoke with Paula Day, daughter of Robin and Lucienne Day, about what designers should do to ensure that their works are protected beyond their lifetime.
“You look at the new Case 675, the first time I saw the original, and now I’m seeing the new one, just a sense of ‘oh yes,
East and South London is a hot-bed of Mid-Century design and it might be caused by some thoroughly modern shows which have been on the scene for some time now. Modern Shows bring together iconic products from the likes of Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Harry Bertoia, George Nelson, Hans Wegner, Charley Harper and designers close to our heart Robin and Lucienne Day. If that list gets your heart rate up, then you will definitely get your fill from
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