Festival Pattern Group 1951
1 of 4 samples based very loosely on haemoglobin pattern, dress fabric 'Flying Saucers', FPG 34, crystallographer Max Perutz, designed by Arnold Lever, manufactured by Arnold Lever, London. Textile was shown in the FPG displays in the Regatta Restaurant and Land Travelling Exhibition. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, based on X-ray cr...
Furnishing fabrics with jacquard woven patterns based on the crystal structure diagrams of nylon (top, designed by Marianne Straub) and china clay (bottom, designed by Alec Hunter). Produced by Warner & Sons Ltd. as part of the Festival Pattern Group scheme co-ordinated by the Council of Industrial Design, 1949-51.