Image acknowledgements

Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

All other images are from Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation archives.

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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Prize-winning design for MoMA International Low-Cost Furniture Design Competition, Robin Day and Clive Latimer, 1948

Day and Latimer beat off stiff competition to win first prize in the storage section of MOMA’s prestigious International Low-Cost Furniture Competition. Their austerity-conscious plywood cabinets had tubular aluminium legs.

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