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Award-Winning British Design: 1957-1988

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In 1957 the UK Design Centre launched the first annual Designs of the Year Awards to identify and promote the very best of British design. For the next 30 years, the awards celebrated designed objects in all forms, from the domestic cutlery, glassware, textiles and furniture to the communal street lights, signage and public seating and everything in between, including fitted kitchens, schooners, bicycles and electronics.This beautifully designed book introduces and illustrates the quirky breadth of the awards. Iconic objects by Robin and Lucienne Day, Kenneth Grange and David Mellor sit alongside such retro classics as the Barbican basin, the ZX81 personal computer and Globoot wellies.

Author/Artist/Designer

Lily Crowther

Pages

108

Dimensions

20.32cm x 1.27cm x 26.67cm

ISBN

9781851776733

Product code

113222

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About the author

Lily Crowther

Lily Crowther is based in the Research Department of the V&A, where she is worked on the exhibition British Design 1948-2012. She was previously involved in developing the Museum's permanent gallery of twentieth-century studio ceramics, and has published on craft in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.