Now open at Washington, DC’s Textile Museum, Art by the Yard: Women Design Midcentury Britain highlights three female designers integral to the revolutionary post war approach to domestic arts. Lucian Day, Jacqueline Groag, and Marian Mahler brought dramatic color to the British interior, and with it a renewed optimism. Day features prominently in the exhibition, her influences ranging from American Alexander Calder to Joan Miro.
Wallpaper* published a nice review of the exhibition yesterday, a piece from which the images in this post are drawn. The slide show focuses on Day, the range of her output both charming and staggering. Several more examples complement the above print, find them after the jump.
Art by the Yard runs to September 12, 2010.