Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

by Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A & C Black, 2003
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    978-1-3500-3605-5 (online)

    978-0-7136-6410-2 (hardback)
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    First Edition
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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95
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Robert Stewart was one of the foremost British designers of the second half of the 20th century. He and Lucienne Day dominated the design field at that time with Libertys and Heals having a pact that Stewart would design exclusively for Libertys while Day designed for Heals. Stewart’s time was divided between teaching at the Glasgow School of Art and producing innovative designs for textiles and ceramics. This book is a celebration of Bob Stewart - his life and achievements - as well as a fascinating snapshot of the British design world in the decades after World War II. This is an important work that will bring to public notice the master who, along with Lucienne Day, dazzled the design world in the 1950s and 1960s.