Design and the modern interior

Robin and Lucienne Day brought a radically modern aesthetic to British design in the 1940s. After a career spanning 60 years they remain a reference point for many designers working today.

A new exhibition of their work runs until the end of June 2011, at the Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. Simon Martin, the head of curatorial services at the the gallery, gives an insight into the couple's work.

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Music by Duke Ellington and Pink Floyd, courtesy Capitol. Sir Adrian Boult conducting Brahms, courtesy EMI. The Byrds, courtesy Sony.

Slideshow photography and production by Emma Lynch


Pallant House Gallery

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