Lilley & Skinner, High Street

Lilley & Skinner, High Street

Lilley & Skinner, High Street, Romford, London

Donald Hamilton (1907–56), 1934

Photograph by Sydney W. Newbery, 1934
RIBA Library Photographs Collection

The structural columns in this shop floor, with their decoration and uplighters, take the form of giant torchères. The wraparound chrome strips, rounded glass shelves, globe lighting and cantilevered chairs combine to make a glamorous modern interior.