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Image Reference Number: GBX10_70
Title: G-Plan: Ib Kofod-Larsen Technical Drawing 314
Date: March 1967
Decade: 1960-1969
Furniture period styles:
Scandinavian
,
Danish
   
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Kofod-Larsen, Ib
Description: A3 Print of a design drawing by Danish Designer, Ib Kofod-Larsen of: Easy Chair. Drawing No. 314. ref: GBX10, G-Plan Boxed I.K.L. Design Drawings 1961 -1974.
Notes: HWFA holds approx. 396 design drawings by Ib Kofod-Larsen, produced for G-Plan between 1961 - 1974; many of which incorporate rough amendment sketches and written notes. Very few of the designs were ever put into production. To date, our research has shown this was not a production piece. According to Leslie Dandy, IKL was contracted at £2000 a year, without royalties, to produce designs exclusively for G-Plan; with the Company retaining full copyright. Leslie Dandy also says, IKL's designs were not generally successful - being too expensive to produce and the style and proportions not suiting the British taste and home. ref: HWFA Research Material, Oliver Heal, 02.08.2007 'Notes of a Conversation with Leslie Dandy' unpublished. 'Notes of a conversation with Leslie Dandy, Princes Risborough, 21.09.2007' unpublished.
Concepts:
furniture
,
design drawings
,
living rooms
,
upholstery
,
Occasional
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: technical drawing
Object Dimensions (cm.): 43 x 30
Colour Type: colour
Context: Boxed drawings
Cataloguer: Stephen Gange-Moody
Date Catalogued: 16/06/2008 00:00
Auto ID Number: 1581
Categories: Designs and Artwork/ Living Rooms/ 1960-1969