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

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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Royal Festival Hall Lounge Chairs, Robin Day, in situ at the Royal Festival Hall, 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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