Images from the Design Archives, Knitting Collections at University of Southampton, Museum of Design in Plastics, and University of the Arts London

Image Credits

  • Festival of Britain, 1951, South Bank Exhibition, view of Skylon with pedestrians at dusk, dome of Discovery on the left, from the Design Council Archive at University of Brighton
  • 1950s, Bush TR82C transistor radio, from the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) at the Arts University College at Bournemouth
  • The home knitter, 1876, Richard Rutt Library (part of the Knitting Reference Library), courtesy of the University of Southampton Library
  • Keep Britain Tidy Campaign poster, 1963, by Tom Eckersley, from the Eckersley Archive at University of the Arts London
  • Britain Can Make It Exhibition, 1946. 'What Industrial Design Means', section designed by Misha Black, OBE, FSIA, showing the 'Birth of an Egg Cup', from the Design Council Archive at University of Brighton
  • A Kodak Brownie SIX20 Model D box camera produced in the early 1950s, from the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) at the Arts University College at Bournemouth
  • National Savings Bank poster, c.1969-1979, by Tom Eckersley, from the Eckersley Archive at University of the Arts London
  • Knitted elephants from the Montse Stanley Collection, courtesy of the University of Southampton Library