“He resisted the lure of fashion, disapproving of designers who worked on purely superficial stylistic lines” Lesley Jackson.
On this very day, 100 years ago, Robin Day was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; a county with a history in furniture-making dating back to the 18th Century.
In fact, Daniel Defoe, author of the classic novel Robinson Crusoe noticed in 1725 that there was: “a vast quantity of Beechwood which grows in the woods of Buckinghamshire more plentifully than in any other part
The Design Guild Mark Awards promote excellence and raise the profile of British design and innovation. They recognise and reward designers working in Britain or British Designers working abroad. The award demands the highest standards in the design of furniture for volume production.
“The range of works presented this year offered a panoramic view of British design, representing both a refined creativity and great manufacturing standards.”
Rosa Bertoli, Design Editor for Wallpaper*
More than sixty years after it was designed and during the
Returning to Clerkenwell Design Week, we will be showing some new pieces that we recently launched at designjunction during Milan Design Week; the new additions to our popular Loku collection by Japanese designer Shin Azumi.
These new pieces will be joined by the iconic 675 chair by the British designer heralded for his mid-Century designs Robin Day; and the Eos outdoor range by Matthew Hilton, recently used in contracts such as the spectacular waterfront destination in Plymouth, Royal William Yard.
Once more, we will be
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