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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Royal Festival Hall Orchestra Chairs, Robin Day, in situ in the auditorium at the Royal Festival Hall, 1951

Robin’s orchestra chairs were in perfect accord with the clean-lined modern aesthetic of the concert hall. Designed for ease of use by performers wearing formal attire, chairs of this lightness and slenderness had not been seen before.

©Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/photo: Sidney W Newbery