Lesley Jackson’s Modern British Furniture offers just what our book shelves have been missing – a detailed survey of British mid-century furniture design.
Archives for July 2015
Palladio wallpapers of the 1950s encompass everything from geometric to painterly designs, making them a rich resource for mid-century pattern enthusiasts. Sim Panaser, Curator at Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, tells us more.
In Midcentury issue 08, design historian and curator Lesley Jackson introduces us to some favourite pieces of Danish design from her personal collection. More recently, she’s turned her attention to Elmet Farmhouse, a Pennine hilltop holiday cottage near Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire, decorated and ‘curated’ with pieces from her extensive collection of post-war furniture and furnishing. We spoke to Lesley Jackson to find out more and to pick up a few tips.
As a publication that celebrates, among other things, mid-century typography, we’ve long talked about producing our own piece of typographic artwork. We took inspiration from Le Corbusier to create our very own letterpress print…