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Drawing - Study and Open Plan Staircase
  • Study and Open Plan Staircase
    Ralph Adron, born 1937
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Study and Open Plan Staircase

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ralph Adron, born 1937 (Draughtsman)
    Max Clendinning, born 1930 (This is one of 6 designs for interiors commissioned and published by the Daily Telegraph for a serie, Designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Poster colour and screen printed collage

  • Museum number:

    E.829-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case W, shelf 105, box B

Physical description

The design shows a study with bookshelves and a low table and chairs at its centre. Coming across the bookshelves and down down to the left of the image is a staircase with a person walking down the stairs. The furniture includes a unified desk unit and chairs similar in design to the 'Maxima' range by Max Clendinning for Race furniture.

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Ralph Adron, born 1937 (Draughtsman)
Max Clendinning, born 1930 (This is one of 6 designs for interiors commissioned and published by the Daily Telegraph for a serie, Designer)

Materials and Techniques

Poster colour and screen printed collage

Marks and inscriptions

Telegraph 187. Pages 36/37. Size To Tracing.
March 23/68.

Dimensions

Height: 364 mm, Width: 252 mm

Object history note

Max Clendinning was one of four designers (the others were Oliver Gregory, Jon Bannenberg and Peter Gynn) who were each asked by the Daily Telegraph to create interiors for the rooms of an old house in their own particular style. Clendinning treated each room as an architectrual shell and attempted to eliminate visual clutter by the use of single colour schemes and unified storage systems. The flowing geometry of his style is reflected in the drawings which were made by Ralph Adron.

Exhibition History

British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age (Victoria & Albert Museum 31/03/2012-12/08/2012)

Materials

Cardboard; Poster colour

Techniques

Collage

Subjects depicted

Stairs; Study; Subject

Production Type

Design

Collection code

PDP

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