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Gerald Summers was the most innovative designer in Britain in the 1930’s but his significance is only now being appreciated as emphasis has, until now, been placed upon the achievements of European and Scandinavian architect/designers; ‘Makers of Simple Furniture’ was a small company, producing mainly to order, without the publicity machine of larger workshops.
Victoria & Albert Museum: Summers Bent Plywood Arnchair is included in the new 20th Century Furniture Galleries which opened Noveber 2012
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Vitra Design Museum
Thirties British Art and Design before the War organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain, London 1979
‘Constructivism in Art & Design’ Crafts Council Gallery, London 1988
1000 Chairs Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Cologne 2000 p.232
Design for Today 1934
100 Masterpieces Vitra Design Museum
Furnishing the small Home published London and New York 1930’s by the Studio Ltd.
A History of British Design 1839-1970 Fiona McCarthy pub.1972
The Design History Journal 1992 Vol.5 No.3 - precis of Masters' thesis by Martha Deese, Metropolitan Museum New York
Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946 University of Washington Press edited by Derek E. Ostergard
|Height||102.00 cm||(40.16 inches)|
|Width||51.00 cm||(20.08 inches)|
|Depth||23.00 cm||(9.06 inches)|