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1962-1972 British design.

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1963 - New universities open and students get state support.
1963 - Conservative Sir Alec Douglas-Home becomes prime minister.
1964 - Labour wins the general election, with Harold Wilson as prime minister.
1965 - Death penalty is abolished.
1966 - England win the football World Cup.
1967 - Abortion and homosexuality are legalised.
1967 - Beatles release 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'.
1969 - Concorde, the world's first supersonic airliner, makes its maiden flight.
1971 - First British soldier is killed in Northern Ireland's 'Troubles.
1971 - Decimalised currency replaces 'pounds, shillings and pence'.
1972 - British army kills 14 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on Bloody Sunday.
1972 - Idi Amin expels Uganda's Asians and many settle in Britain. Timeline of major events during 1962-1972. www.bbc.co.uk INTRODUCTION

As part of their plans to revitalise British exports, The British

Government has created several initiatives to promote

exports of British products and services. As part of this

strategy...they have commissioned the design of a trade

pavilion to promote “A Century of British Design”, and which

will travel to various exhibition halls in major cities across the

world. The exhibition will celebrate all aspects of the British

design industry - graphics, illustration, photography, furniture,

products, fashion, interiors, architecture etc.; and the story

will be told in sections dedicated to each decade of the

century 1912-2012.

Each of you will concentrate on one particular decade

of design, and the aesthetic of your design should be

appropriate to that era. You will, therefore, have to research

that particular period of history both in respect of design but,

also, the culture and lifestyle of that period. (Cate .....has

offered to assist if any of you have trouble finding material

or wish to discuss your research). In each of the different

site layouts of the venues, your stand will be part of a large

pavilion showing all ten decades. A CENTURY OF BRITISH DESIGN

exhibition design 1962-1972 Music of the 60's Rock music
Beatles
Rolling Stones
Cilla Black
Led Zeppelin Entertainment of the 60's Star Trek
First man on the moon
Sound of Music
Trampolines
Remote control toys Fashion in the 60's
PVC
Gogo boots
Bikinis
Hippies
Beehive
Mary Quaint
Audrey Hepburn Materials of the 60's Carbon Fibre developed
Kevlar developed Cars of the 60's Mini Cooper Tom Eckersley International Tourist Year poster (1967) The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire book cover (1963) Keep Britain Tidy Campaign poster (1963) Winsor and Newton by Tom Eckersley (1970) Tom Eckersley, ‘For smooth flow…’ (1970) Scalextric Sindy Alan Fletcher
(Fletcher/Forbes/Gill) Colin Forbes and Bob Gill in 1962 Graphic Design: A Visual Comparison Clients included Pirelli, Cunard, Penguin Books and Olivetti. 1965 Designs a new identity for the Reuters news agency by spelling its name in lines of black dots to replicate the printing of its news reports. 1970 Designs the Clam plastic ashtray for production by Mebel in Italy. Detail of an advertisement for Pirelli slippers, 1962 Cover for ICI corporate magazine Plastics Today, 1965 Reuters logo design. 1965 Iconic British Toys of the 60's Royal Designer for Industry (R.D.I) in 1963 His poster designs retained a striking and immediate impact. Their bold simplicity and flawless clarity of purpose was the key to prolonged international success. Clam ash tray design, 1970. Roger Dean Posters and album covers for musicians One of his inventions was the "sea urchin chair." It was a foam chair, which, though appearing spherical, would conform to the sitter, who could obtain a seated position of varying angles. His "retreat pod" chair design was featured in the film A Clockwork Orange. scanned in from book:
Roger Dean
peter murdoch, disposable child chair 1964
Bernard Holdaway
William Plunkett Bernard Holdaway Max Clendinning http://www.dezeen.com/2008/11/23/plopp-stool-by-oskar-zieta-for-hay/ http://www.dezeen.com/2009/02/28/the-yorkshire-diamond-pavilion-by-various-architects/ http://www.dezeen.com/2011/07/08/net-by-for-usenumen/ http://www.dezeen.com/2012/03/21/tuft-pula-bynumenfor-use/ http://www.dezeen.com/2011/06/02/porcelain-by-so-il/ http://www.dezeen.com/2010/11/09/llove-exhibition/ http://www.dezeen.com/2007/11/09/clip-stamp-fold-the-radical-architecture-of-little-magazines-at-the-architectural-association/ http://www.dezeen.com/2008/08/14/deptford-project-cafe-by-morag-myerscough/
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