R.D. Russell Marian Pepler GORDON RUSSELL Modernist Design Furniture Textiles


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R. D. Russell | Marian Pepler
Rosamond Allwood  and Kedrun Laurie
Inner London Education Authority, London 1983
First Edition
Softcover in wonderful pictorial wraps
92 pages, profusely illustrated in black and white
Text in English
Approx. 210 x 197 mm
An illustrated catalogue of 103 objects in an exhibition held in London, Glasgow, Leicester and Bath 1983-4 illustrating Russell's work as a designer of objects, interiors, surfaces and Professor of Furniture Design at the Royal College of Art and Pepler's modernist textile designs.
The Architectural Association trained architect Marian Pepler was also a renowned textile designer.  In the 1930s the Gordon Russell workshops turned to Marian for progressive designs for carpets and rugs.
From 1927 Gordon Russell’s younger brother Dick trained as an architect to relieve Gordon from the drawing board by 1930. Eventually, Russell & Sons became Russell Workshops, and then Gordon Russell Ltd. 
The firm made high-quality domestic furniture, developing its own style, with Dick Russell designing simple pieces with flush surfaces for small-scale machine production that presaged Modernism.
Marian and Dick Russell had met at the Architectural Association Schools where they both studied architecture. They were married in 1933.
The book is in very good used condition with only very minor signs of use and a light mark on the back cover. Extremely rare and a wonderful reference on Gordon Russell, the firm, a key company in the history of twentieth-century British design that links the Arts and Crafts movement to Modernism.
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