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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Royal Festival Hall Lounge Chair, Robin Day, 1951

This chair epitomises the revolutionary new aesthetic of the post-war ‘Contemporary’ style. With its slimline upholstery, organic sculptural seatback and minimalist frame, it was unlike any chair produced in Britain before.

Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/ © twentytwentyone, photography by Mark Whitfield