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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Royal Festival Hall Lounge Chairs in foyer, 1951

The wing-like moulded plywood arms on these lounge chairs give the design an aerodynamic quality. Because the steel rod legs are so narrow, they almost disappear so the chairs seem to float off the ground.

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