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Image Reference Number: GBX03_84
Title: G-Plan: Design Drawings
Date: October 1960
Decade: 1960-1969
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Range Name:
Decorated
   
Description: Page 16. 'Studio Preview of Bedroom Furniture October 1960' detailing the concept and manufacturing process of the Decorated Bedroom Range. ref: GBX03, G-Plan Boxed Studio Design Preview Folios.
Text Transcript: ...This form of Decorative Furniture is not original in itself, as one can see from much earlier forms of Chinese lacquered decoration on period furniture, but the design itself is a modern technique, applied to modern methods of application, i.e., screen printed design upon impregnated melamine paper, further pressed with backing and facing melamine sheeting, to a thickness of 1/30,000". .....
Notes: HWFA holds approx. 27 'Studio Design Preview' folios, spanning between 1960 -1976. Most are complete, several are in part. The folios were presented at 'Preview to the Board' meetings and show new designs which had reached prototype stage. Many show sketched amendments, notes and alterations.
Concepts:
manufacturing
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furniture
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design drawings
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marketing
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: design drawing
Object Dimensions (cm.): 21 x 29
Colour Type: colour
Cataloguer: Stephen Gange-Moody
Date Catalogued: 18/07/2008 00:00
Auto ID Number: 1775
Categories: Designs and Artwork/ Bedrooms, Furniture Manufacturing/ Processes/ Finishing