Lucienne Day-The Geometric

Lucienne Day-The Geometric

  "Lines"-a pattern created for Heals, a fabric design house in Britian Non-objective is pure design. We are not associating the images with anything we think we know. Only The Elements of Art* are referenced. Lucienne Day was inspired by these basic elements. This post is devoted to some of these pieces . Lapis, 1953 [...]

Lucienne Day and Nature

Lucienne Day and Nature

"Plants and the sense of growth was a very strong inspiration for me"-Lucienne Day   Today's post starts out with a quote from one of my favorite designers, Lucienne Day.  With this quote in mind, I have put together a Look Book of  some of her designs that definitely have a nature and growth influence. I have to revisit Calyx, [...]

Lucienne Day-The Orange Lookbook

Lucienne Day-The Orange Lookbook

Apollo, (detail), late 1950s. Lucienne Day. Manufactured by Heal Fabrics. At the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C  Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III Collection of British Textiles. Courtesy the Textile Museum. I was thinking about Pantone's color of the year Tangerine Tango and decided I wanted to feature fabric designs by Lucienne Day using [...]

Lucienne Day’s "Calyx"-A Ground Breaking Classic

Lucienne Day’s "Calyx"-A Ground Breaking Classic

Calyx, 1951   Lucienne Day rocked the design world in 1951.  She debuted her fabric design Calyx at the Festival of Britain.  This pattern was designed for a room that her husband, Robin Day, had created for the festival. Her ability to mix eye popping color contrasts with organic abstract shapes was a dose of [...]