A Day to Remember

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Initiated by Case Furniture in partnership with Heal’s, fifteen leading designers from the world of textile design have been invited to pay tribute to one of Britain’s greatest designers by customising Robin Day’s iconic 675 chair.

Each chair is a one-off design and has been specially made for the project. All funds raised in this charity auction will go to the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation.

Participants include: Eleanor Pritchard, Donna Wilson, Charlene Mullen, Cristian Zuzunaga, Wallace & Sewell, Eley Kishimoto, Hannah Waldron, Beatrice Larkin, Catherine MacGruer, Darkroom, Bill Amberg, Stitch by Stitch, Margo Selby, David Irwin and Christopher Farr.

Why this matters?

Robin Day (1915 - 2010) was one of the most acclaimed British furniture designers of the 20th Century whose outstanding body of work made a major contribution to world design. With his wife, textile designer Lucienne Day, he pioneered a new modern idiom which transformed British design after World War II. Robin Day helped shape the post-war furniture industry by introducing new materials such as plywood and polypropylene to bring contemporary design to the wider public at affordable prices. He was convinced that good design could improve the quality of people’s lives. 

The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation, a design education Charity was set up by the couple’s daughter in 2012. As well as running an Awards programme for design students, the Foundation collaborates on educational projects and is developing a digital archive which is an important resource for exhibition curators, design historians and writers.

The chairs are available to view at Heal's flagship, Tottenham Court Road from 31st July. For further information please click here.
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