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Posts tagged as 'Robin Day'

'Reclining chair' by Robin Day reissued by twentytwentyone

Designed year after the breakthrough, 1951 Armchair for the Royal Festival Hall commissioned

on the occasion of the Festival of Britain, this modernist ‘Reclining chair’ by the acclaimed, late British designer Robin Day has been reissued by a London-based brand specialising in classic 20th and 21st century furniture, twentytwentyone. With its effortless, pared-down appearance and distinct, steel-rod legs, ‘Reclining chair’ is, along with the now-ubiquitous 1963 stacking ‘Polypropylene chair‘, one of Day’s most iconic designs.

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Wed 22.12.

Robin Day: 1915–2010

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 22.12.2010 - Tagged as: , ,

Celebrated British designer Robin Day, who died in November 2010, aged 95, pictured with his famous polypropylene stacking chairs

Robin Day, one of Britain’s greatest designers, whose illustrious career spanned seven decades, dies at the age of 95.

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