British Designers 🇬🇧 (Page 7)

“I am tired of good taste. I want to do everything wrong and get a result that is valid and of value as well.” Zandra Rhodes
George Sheringham Portrait

He was born in London and had a brother, Hugh, an Angling Editor of The Field. He attended the King’s School, Gloucester, the Slade School of Fine Art (1899–1901), and the Sorbonne, Paris (1904–1906).Read More →

Aubrey Beardsley featured image

The impact of Beardsley, considered the greatest illustrator of the Art Noveau period, is due solely to his erotic imagination and marvellous control of line drawing.Read More →

British Ceramics featured image

With over two thousand objects, the Mint Museum’s collection of British ceramics is one of the best and most extensive in the United States. It includes items from all major manufacturing centres, including Wedgwood, Chelsea, Worcester, and Staffordshire. Read More →

Robert Yorke Goodden featured image

He was in private practice since 1932. Wallpapers, domestic machine-pressed glassware for Chance Bros., 1953 coronation hangings for Westminster Abbey, gold and silverwares, ceremonial metalwork, glassware for King’s College, Cambridge, 1961 metal-foil murals for the oceanliner Canberra, engraved and sandblasted glass murals for Pilkington. Read More →

Boe collection by Christine Van der Hurd

Christine Van der Hurd is a British textile designer and is professionally active in New York and London. She studied at the Winchester School of Art, Hampshire, until 1973Read More →

Pottery selection of Bernhard Howell Leach

Born in Hong Kong, Bernhard Howell Leach was a British ceramicist. He had his headquarters in St Ives, Cornwall and Devon. At the Slade School of Fine Art, London, he studied painting. He went to Japan to teach art at the age of 21.Read More →

Ernest Grimson (1864 – 1919) was a British architect and designer. He was born in Leicester.Read More →

Frederick Hurten Rhead Tile featured image

Frederick Hurten Rhead was an English-born American potter and ceramic artist. He was born into a family of potters and designers. He received his English pottery training before moving to the United States in 1902. Read More →

Evelyn Wyld carpet designer

Evelyn Wyld (1882 – 1972) was a British designer who was born in 1882. She studied at the Royal College of Music, London. Read More →

A silver, gold and green jade bracelet from The Artificers Guild. Attributed to Edward Spencer.

Edward Spenser (1872 – 1938) was a British metalworker, silversmith, and jeweller. He was professionally active in London. Spencer was a junior designer at the Artificers’ Guild. When Montague Fordham took over the Guild in 1903, Spenser became chief designer. Read More →

Ronald Grierson Textiles

Ronald Grierson was a British designer of textiles, carpets, and wallpaper. He studied at theRead More →

David Adjaye Seating for Knoll

A refuge for visitors to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’s most popular culturalRead More →

banksy reinterprets monet

A modern version of an Impressionist painting by guerilla artist Banksy is expected to fetchRead More →