in books


Andrew Casey

Lucienne Day: In the Spirit of the Age 
Antique Collectors’ Club Editions, 2014

Lesley Jackson

Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Contemporary Design
Mitchell Beazley, 2001, new edition 2011

Jennifer Harris

Lucienne Day – A Career in Design
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 1993 

Other Publications

Nicholas Kenyon

Building Utopia: The Barbican Centre
Batsford, 2022

Alistair Fair

Peter Moro and Partners
Liverpool University Press, 2021

Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire

Mid-Century Modern Living: The Mini Moderns guide to pattern and style
Kyle Books, 2019

Zoe Hendon

Bloomsbury, 2018

Marnie Fogg

The Art of the Tea Towel
Pavilion Books, 2018

Jonathan Glancey

A Very British Revolution: 150 Years of John Lewis
Laurence King Publishing, 2014

Christopher Breward and Ghislaine Wood

British Design from 1948: Innovation in the Modern Age
V&A, 2012

Mary Schoeser

V&A Pattern: Heal’s
V&A, 2012

Sue Prichard

V&A Pattern: The Fifties
V&A, 2009

Anna Buruma

Liberty and Co. in the Fifties and Sixties
Antique Collectors’ Club, 2009

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Designing Women of Postwar Britain
Denver, 2008

Ngozi Ikoku, ed.

Post-War British Textiles
Francesca Galloway, 2006

Lesley Jackson

20th Century Pattern Design: Textile and Wallpapers Pioneers
Mitchell Beazley, 2002, new edition 2011

Garry Olson and Peter Toaig

Merrell, 2001

Christopher Frayling

Art and Design: 100 Years at the Royal College of Art
Collins & Brown, 1999

Lesley Jackson

The Sixties: Decade of Design Revolution
Phaidon, 1998

The Fine Art Society / Rayner & Chamberlain

Austerity to Affluence: British Art and Design 1945-1962
Merrell Holberton, 1997

Martin Eidelberg

Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was
Abrams, 1991

Lesley Jackson

The New Look: Design in the Fifties
Thames & Hudson, 1991

Frances Hinchliffe

Fifties Furnishing Fabrics
V&A, 1989

Peter Dormer

The New Furniture: Trends and Traditions
Thames & Hudson, 1987

Penny Sparke

Furniture: Twentieth-Century Design
Bell & Hyman, 1986

Fiona MacCarthy and Patrick Nuttgens

Eye for Industry: Royal Designers for Industry 1936-1986
Lund Humphries / Royal Society of Arts, 1986

Jennifer Harris, Sarah Hyde and Greg Smith

1966 and All That: Design and the Consumer in Britain 1960-1969
Trefoil, 1986

Mary Schoeser

Fabrics and Wallpapers – Twentieth Century Design
Bell & Hyman, 1986

Kathryn B. Hiesinger and George H. Marcus

Design Since 1945
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1983

Sutherland Lyall

Hille: 75 Years of British Furniture
Elron Press / V&A, 1981

Fiona MacCarthy

A History of British Design
1830-1970, Allen & Unwin, 1979

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Modern Chairs 1918–1970
London, 1970

Dennis and Barbara Young

Furniture in Britain To-day
Tiranti, 1964

Edgar Kaufmann

Jr., Prize Designs for Modern Furniture from the International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1949