twobyone: 1950's Textile design

Fifties textile design was all about 'the new'. Fast paced advances in science and travel meant a riot of colour and pattern inspired by th.

LUCIENNE DAY - Ingenious textile designer whose fabrics, inspired by modern art, adorned homes across Britain. She balanced a demanding career, a secure domestic life and the upbringing of her much-loved daughter Paula at a time when such a balance was anything but usual: women designers everywhere are in her debt.

Lucienne Day obituary

Ingenious textile designer whose fabrics, inspired by modern art, adorned homes across Britain

Robin & Lucienne Day

What I like about the work is that they use contrast in their work with strong geometric shapes to back it up.

Pattern by Marian Mahler Lucienne Day, Jacqueline Groag, and Marian Mahler transformed textile design in Britain in the 1950s and 60s with their fresh, fun and clever abstract designs. Their enduring patterns are on view in an exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London through June 16.

'Mobiles', 1952 fabric design by Australian born textile designer Marian Mahler

Vintage fabric, no date given, my guess is late 1950s, early 1960s.

Water Made it Wet: Désirée Lucienne Day 1917 – British textile designer

"Graphica" is a furnishing fabric sample from British textile design maven Lucienne Day for Heal's. 1954.

"Graphica" is a furnishing fabric sample from British textile design maven Lucienne Day for Heal's. from The Fifties ✭ graphic pattern

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