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Festival of Britain and design history

Anthony J. Coulson

Festival of Britain and design history

a preliminary bibliography

by Anthony J. Coulson

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Published by [The author] in [London?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Festival of Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Anthony J. Coulson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 leaves
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20585699M

    The illustrated guide to the Festival of Britain's Pleasure Gardens in Battersea Park. The gardens were open from May to November of and included such attractions as the Guinness Clock, the Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Railway, the Dragon Ride, the Giant Fernhouse and Fireworks, Punch and Judy, and the Peter Pan Railway. Fashion History Books Showing of Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries (Paperback) by. Avril Hart (shelved 13 times as fashion-history) Hollywood and History: Costume Design in Film (Hardcover) by. Edward Maeder (shelved 4 times as fashion-history).

    London and the South Bank were the heart of the Festival. The modern design and informal layout of the South Bank exhibition dotted with sculptures by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth among others heralded a break with the past - and the drabness and austerity of the war years. British architecture flourished after the Festival. EKCO A22, radio, designed by Wells Coates, manufactured by E. K. Cole Ltd, , Southend-on-Sea, England Festival of Britain, poster, designed by Abram Games, , UK (Detail) Olympic torch, designed by Ralph Lavers, manufactured by High Duty Alloys Ltd, , London, England Boric Acid , wallpaper, designed by William J. Odell, produced by John Line & Sons Ltd., , England Britain.

    Design ideas and inspiration. All Wedding & Party. Pair of Festival of Britain books About Britain No 1 The West Country and No 2 Wessex edited by Geoffrey Grigson FESTIVAL of BRITAIN Exhibition souvenir pressed glass dish for display/bon . The film opens with a shot of the outside cover of the South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain guide book (featuring Abram Games' Festival of Britain logo), followed by a shot of the guide book's South Bank Exhibition site plan. The film continues with shots of St Paul's Cathedral, a good view of the Cathedral with a passing red London bus.


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Lavishly illustrated, the book is an indispensable guide to the Festival of Britain, its objects and their meanings in the twenty-first century Full Description Inspired by the Great Exhibition ofthe Festival of Britain followed soon after the austerity of the war years.

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The Festival of Britain: A Showcase for Graphic Design The South Bank Exhibition was one of eight government-funded events across the nation. Beyond London, an Exhibition of Farm and Factory was held in Belfast, Glasgow was the site of an Exhibition of Heavy Industry, and two travelling exhibitions carried the Festival further afield, one.

The government’s antidote was ‘The Festival of Britain’, a national exhibition designed with the aim of promoting a feeling of recovery and demonstrating Britain’s contribution to civilisation past, present and future in the arts, science and technology and industrial design.

By Paul Rennie Design is an excellent introduction to the graphics, designs, and souvenirs of the Festival of Britain. Inspired by the Great Exhibition ofthe Festival of Britain followed soon after the austerity of the war years.

In the UK, he documents an entirely different history, and one that has never been told before. It has its roots in fairy tales and fairgrounds, the music hall and the dead of Flanders fields, in the Festival of Britain and that peculiarly British strand of surrealism that culminated in the Magical Mystery Tour.

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The Skylon Tower, Festival of Britain The main site featured the largest dome in the world at the time, standing 93 feet tall with a diameter of feet. This book is the first to present the story of the Festival of Britain, held inthrough its souvenirs. These objects were produced to commemorate The Tonic to the Nation.

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See more ideas about Festival, Britain, Uk history pins. The Festival highlighted that these were British craftsmen and throughout the Festival it was only British goods and products that were on show.

Having left the Power and Production Pavilion, time for a quick drink before continuing, so head to the box marked E on the map which is the “51 Bar”.

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The Festival of Britain in transformed the way people saw their war-ravaged nation. Giving Britons an intimate experience of contemporary design and modern building, it helped them accept a landscape under reconstruction, and brought hope of a better world to come.

Drawing on previously unseen sketches and plans, photographs and interviews, The Festival of Britain: A Land. Buy this handsome book telling the story of the Festival of Britain through its souvenirs.

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Architecture and design Children's Collection catalogues and museum guides Fashion and textiles History. "The Festival of Britain still has a huge influence on British design," he says. "The air of optimism and opportunity that surrounded the event inspired designers of the time and has a lasting.

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University Of Brighton, Designing Britain learning module. In his essay, Symbols for ’51, Burstow identifies the aims of the Festival with the social programme of reform implemented by the new Labour organisers envisaged the Festival as a country-wide celebration of Britain’s history, achievements and culture – a popular event that would help Britons forget the trauma of.

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Giving Britons an intimate experience of contemporary design and modern building, it helped them accept a landscape under reconstruction, and brought hope of a better world to s: 4. Festival of Britain: fun that forged the future Inthe Festival of Britain was the perfect antidote to post-war gloom and austerity.

As the Southbank celebrates the Festival’s 60th.