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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Text copyright

© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Toro seating, Robin Day, on platform at Monument Underground Station, 1990

Many people will instantly recognise these benches, which are still widely used on London Underground. Although made of steel, they feel pleasant to sit on and, with their neat wrap-around structure, they are visually satisfying as well.

Current licensed production: Hille Educational Products

©Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/photo: DDP Studios, Hemel Hempstead