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


Barbican

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

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon

twentytwentyone

V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery


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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Hillestak Chair, 1951

With its beech frame and gently moulded plywood seat, the Hillestak was Robin’s first low-cost production design for Hille. Conceived when government-imposed Utility restrictions were still in place, this economical and practical chair remained in production until 1967.

Photo: Mark Whitfield, © twentytwentyone

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