Designs on the World

Posted on by David Gelber

‘Design’, said Picture Post firmly in 1946, ‘has yet to fit comfortably into the British home’. This, coming in particular from such a famously well-designed magazine, is rather like Molière’s Bourgeois Gentilhomme not believing he can speak prose. ‘Design’ in the British mind, like good food, means something foreign, flash, not to be trusted, and […]

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