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Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: the reception desk in the first-floor reception room

RIBA122588
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The reception desk and chair is by R. D. Russell and the curtain seen behind is by F. H. K. Henrion.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: the office for the London Director on the second floor

RIBA122603
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The desk is by Robin Day and the easy chair on the right is by Ward & Austin.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: detail of the desk by Robin Day in the office of the London Director on the second floor

RIBA122607
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The desk here by Robin Day was made of Wych-elm.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: the office of the Editorial Bureau Chief with desk and shelving by Robin Day

RIBA122613
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The office of the Editorial Bureau Chief was designed by Robin Day including all its furnishing.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: detail of Editorial Bureau Chief's desk by Robin Day

RIBA122614
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The office of the Editorial Bureau Chief was designed by Robin Day including all its furnishing.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: detail of the desk and chair in the Deputy Bureau Chief's office on the third floor

RIBA122620
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The office for the Deputy Editorial Bureau Chief was designed by Neville and Mary Ward and Frank Austin including the furniture.

Time Life building, New Bond Street, London: detail of the desk in the Deputy Bureau Chief's office on the third floor

RIBA122622
Rosenauer, Michael (1884-1971)
NOTES: The building was designed by Michael Rosenauer with Hugh Casson and Misha Black amongst others, responsible for the interiors. The office for the Deputy Editorial Bureau Chief was designed by Neville and Mary Ward and Frank Austin including the furniture.

South Africa Travel Bureau, 70 Piccadilly, London: detail of one of the glass-topped desks

RIBA122670
James Cubitt & Partners
NOTES: When designed in 1950, the South Africa Travel Bureau was considered a landmark in post-war architecture, being the first 'modern shop' in London and a design of great elegance and sophistication.

South Africa Travel Bureau, 70 Piccadilly, London: detail of glass-topped desk

RIBA122671
James Cubitt & Partners
NOTES: When designed in 1950, the South Africa Travel Bureau was considered a landmark in post-war architecture, being the first 'modern shop' in London and a design of great elegance and sophistication.

Offices for Sogenique (Service) Ltd., Newport Pagnall: the entrance hall from behind the reception desk with mural by Henry and Joyce Collins

RIBA122792
Bowyer, Gordon (1923-)
NOTES: This was built to house the administrative staff of a servicing works for precision machines made by Societe Genevoise Limited. The mural by Henry and Joyce Collins incorporates some of the machiness serviced by the clients and is painted in varying tones of grey with small areas of intense blue.

Offices for Sogenique (Service) Ltd., Newport Pagnall: the entrance hall from the foot of the stairs

RIBA122793
Bowyer, Gordon (1923-)
NOTES: This was built to house the administrative staff of a servicing works for precision machines made by Societe Genevoise Limited. The reception desk on the right is veneered in teak and birch with a black lino top. The wall behind the desk is painted olive green and the floor is composed of pale grey terrazzo tiles.

Offices for Slough Estates Ltd., Berkeley Street, Westminster, London: the reception desk on the fifth floor

RIBA122978
Welch & Lander
NOTES: This was a conversion of the old Bath Club premises which had been burnt out during the Second World War.
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