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Robin Day 1915 Great Britain

Born in High Wycombe, Robin Day worked for a local furniture manufacture before training at the Royal College of Art, London, graduating in 1938. He and his wife, Lucienne (the renowned textile designer) opened thier own design office in 1948. In the same year, he won first prize with Clive Latimer for the design of a storage unit at The Museum of Modern Art’s ”International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design”. In 1949, he was appointed design director at Hille International and has subsequently worked as a design consultant for the company.


Other designers at contemporary:
Alvar Aalto - Eero Aarnio - Harry Bertoia - Achille Castiglioni - Joe Colombo - Robin Day - Michele De Lucchi
Charles Eames
- Arne Jacobsen - Poul Kjaerholm - Vico Magistretti - Bruno Mathsson - Mies van der Rohe
Jasper Morrison - George Nelson - Verner Panton - Eero Saarinen - Hans Wegner