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Britain"s design industry

Jeremy Myerson

Britain"s design industry

the design workshop of the world

by Jeremy Myerson

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Published by Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design, Industrial -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDesign industry.
    Statement[written by Jeremy Myerson].
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19486374M

      It is a myth too that Britain could not make a car business work. Sadly, the most impressive example of a British motoring success story came not with a . The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of Historian Kenneth O. Morgan says the Festival was a "triumphant success" as people. flocked to the South Bank site, to wander around the Dome of Discovery, gaze at the Skylon, and generally enjoy a festival of national celebration.

    Without Britains, toy-soldier collectors would have a much heavier load to bear. That’s because company-founder William Britain, Jr. invented the hollow-casting method, which revolutionized the industry by greatly reducing the weight, and cost, of these toys. Sold at various times under the names William Britain, W. Britain, Britains, and. This valedictory despatch by Sir Nicholas Henderson was written as he retired from the foreign service a few weeks ago having served successively .

    The Great Exhibition, housed within the ‘Crystal Palace’, embodied Prince Albert’s vision to display the wonders of industry from around the world. Liza Picard looks at the exhibits, the building and the ideas behind the project. If you took an omnibus along London's Knightsbridge in the summer of , you would see an astonishing sight.   With Dominic C. Skinner, Stacey Dooley, Val Garland, Lisa Oxenham. A talented group of aspiring make-up artists attempt to prove their potential to industry professionals in this competition hosted by Stacey Dooley/10(49).


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