Contemporary Design: Britian in the 1950's


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This course will explore one of the most important and influential decades of the twentieth century. Following the devastation of the Second World War we will explore how the British Government recognised that good design meant good business. They promoted good design through exhibitions, promotional tours in schools culminating with the Festival of Britain in 1951. This mid-century event showcased the best news in every aspect of British culture.This course will feature the new generation of designers including Lucienne Day, Jessie Tait, Robin Day and Abram Games, who emerged from a war torn Britain to bring to the wider public good design known today as 'contemporary'


  • Date: 29/09/2020 07:30 PM - 20/10/2020 07:15 PM
  • Location: Online Event

Description

This is a WEA course

Course Code: C2227562

Course Fee: to be confirmed

To enrol: email enrolonline.wea.org.uk or call 0300 303 3464