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

Childsply chair, Robin Day, 1999

This ingenious chair, cut from a single sheet of birch-faced plywood, was created for a charity auction organized by twentytwentyone. The seat slots neatly into the side frame, supported at the back by a slanted board.

Licensed new production: twentytwentyone

Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/©twentytwentyone, photography by Mark Whitfield