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.

Images may not be reproduced without prior written permission.

Text copyright

© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Polypropylene chair, Robin Day, at 1968 Mexico Olympics, 1964

Ideal for large-scale contract applications, the Polypropylene Chair was used in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico in 1968. Manufactured under licence all over the world, millions of these chairs have been produced over the last 50 years. 

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