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

Diabolo wallpaper, 1951

One of three ‘Contemporary’ wallpapers specially created by Lucienne for the Festival, Diabolo was screen printed by the firm of Cole & Son. The hourglass motifs allude to the two-headed wooden top in the children’s game Diabolo.