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Lucienne Day

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Pattern design by Lucienne Day (1917-2010).

Désirée Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie Day RDI FCSD (née Conradi; 5 January 1917 – 30 January 2010) was a British textile designer. Inspired by abstract art, she pioneered the use of bright, optimistic, abstract patterns in post-war England, and was eventually celebrated worldwide.

"Lapis" by Lucienne Day, 1953.

Lucienne Day & her husband Robin shared the utopian belief that lives could be transformed by good design

lucienne day was a british designer inspired by abstract art. She pioneered the use of bright, optimistic, abstract patterns in post war england.

Love this raimolt in blue by Robert Stewart, the Scottish designer and artist, who was a contemporary of Lucienne Day and one of the few designers she admired. Buy it from the centre for advanced textiles.

'Kite Strings' (1955) by British textile designer David Parsons for Heal's. via Age of Consent