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

Big Circle carpet, 1963

Lucienne’s ability to work on varying scales and adapt her style to different media is demonstrated by this carpet with its large circular motifs. As with many of her designs, the composition is multi-layered, with patterns inside patterns.