Ernest Race

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Ernest Race was an English textile and furniture designer, born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1913, and died in 1964 in London.[1] His best-known designs are the BA3 aluminium chair of 1945 and the Antelope, designed for the Festival of Britain in 1951.[1][2] The BA3 won a Gold Medal at the 10th Milan Trienale in 1954, where the Antelope also won a silver medal.[2] He was made a Royal Designer in 1953.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Design Museum, British Council. "Ernest Race". Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Ernest Race". Race Furniture. Archived from the original on 10 September 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.

External links

  • Ernest Race - exclusive collection of reclaimed work by Ernest Race exclusively produced by Race Furniture
  • Race Stacking Chairs - Stacking Chairs based exclusively on Ernest Race's designs.

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