Not only did Edwin Lutyens design the iconic Lutyens Bench, but he designed lighting fixtures, tables, chairs for private homes and gardens, as well as public buildings. Panelists, Candia Lutyens, Granddaughter of the architect and Alan Powers, UK based teacher, researcher and writer on twentieth century architecture and design.
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Daughter of Sir Edwin Lutyens’s only son Robert. Educated at Oxford University. Started Lutyens Furniture & Lighting in 1988 with husband Paul Peterson whilst continuing to work as a stockbroker in the City of London. Quit finance in 2002 and has run LFL full time ever since. Now widowed with two adult kids Robert and Lili.
Alan Powers is a British teacher, researcher and writer on twentieth century architecture and design. As a writer Powers has been prolific, writing reviews, magazine articles, obituaries of artists and architects and is author of more than twenty books. He has concentrated on 20th century British architecture and architectural conservation. He has also written books on the design of book jackets, shopfronts, book collectors, and the artist Eric Ravilious as well as monographs on Serge Chermayeff, and the British firms of Tayler and Green and of Aldington, Craig and Collinge. He is joint editor of the journal Twentieth Century Architecture published by the Twentieth Century Society, and joint series editor of the series of monographs, Twentieth Century Architects, a collaboration beterrn RIBA and English Heritage and the Twentieth Century Society.
Moderator @Chairman @The Lutyens Trust America & Co-Chairman, The Lutyens Trust, UK London
Martin Lutyens, great-nephew of Sir Edwin Lutyens, is Chairman of The Lutyens Trust America and Co-Chairman of The Lutyens Trust in the UK. Both trusts are dedicated to the study and conservation of Sir Edwin’s architectural heritage.
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