V&A Pattern: Slipcased Set #4 Modern British Designers, Heal's, Liberty, and Sanderson 1954-74 (Hardcovers with CDs)
V&A Pattern: Slipcased Set #4
Modern British Designers, Heal's, Liberty, and Sanderson 1954-74 (Hardcovers with CDs)
  • Imprint: V & A Publishing
  • Publication Date: April 1, 2012
  • Price: $47.50
  • ISBN: 1-85177-683-4
  • EAN: 9781851776832
  • Format: Boxed Set
  • Rights: World English, ex Australia and NZ

Following the success of the previous titles in the V&A Pattern series, four new books reveal more of the V&A’s spectacular and extensive pattern collections.
British Designers traces the past 50 years of creative genius and innovation in British design, highlighting such designers as Terence Conran, Zandra Rhodes and Shirley Craven.

Heal’s showcases the mid-twentieth century fabrics of this British retail institution as commissioned by director and visionary Tom Worthington.

Liberty charts the development of a legendary company through its textile designs, from its beginnings in the Aesthetic movement, through to Art Nouveau and the late twentieth century.

Sanderson showcases the wallpapers and textiles of this most British of manufacturers, well known for being William Morris’s textile manufacturer.

About the authors

Oriole Cullen is curator of Fashion in Motion and Modern Textiles and Fashion at the V&A. Esmé Whittaker is assistant curator in the Word and Image Department at the V&A. Yueh-Siang Chang is assistant curator of Chinese arts in the Asian Department at the V&A. Moira Thunder is curator of design in the Word and Image Department at the V&A.