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Aerofoam Ltd

Aerofoam Ltd

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • John Donat (photographer)
  • Aerofoam Ltd. (client)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Aerofoam Ltd

Dates of creation

1960-1967

Level of archival description

File 43

Extent and Medium

  • 35 drawings
  • 12 reprographic copies
  • 0.03 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.01 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents furniture designs for Aerofoam Ltd, a foamed rubber upholstery manufacturer in London, England. Conceptual and schematic sketches for the Aerofoam chair, developed in 1960, show an adjustable arm-chair (divan) with a forward-folding foot-rest and fold-down arm, with upholstering over rubber webbing. Conceptual and design development drawings show designs for a stool and a table. File also contains conceptual drawings of various inflatable furniture designs developed by Price in 1964. Material in the file was produced between 1960 and 1967.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, working drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D43

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Group DR2004:0036 in the Photographic Materials series (AP144.S6) contains negative related to this file. Groups DR1995:0213:001-014 and DR1995:0213:015-019 in Air Structures Research (AP144.S2.D63) contain material that relates to this file.

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0184:001-013
    • Title: Conceptual sketches of stool and bench seating, rendered perspective sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual sketches of stool and bench seating, rendered perspective sketches, axonometric details, axonometric drawing of "combined human support unit", plans, elevations, section, and detail axonometric of furniture, some showing variations

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, wax crayon, and adhesive tape on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 38.5 x 51 cm sheet (largest): 50.5 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0184:014-018
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, and axonometric sketches of various designs for inflatable furniture and inflatable floor
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31 x 20 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0184:019-030
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, and axonometric sketches of various designs for inflatable furniture and inflatable floor
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31.5 x 20 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0184:031-035
    • Title: Sketches of sections, perspectives, and plans of seating designs and seating arrangements
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 38 x 51 cm sheet (largest): 39 x 51 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0078
    • Title: Views if stainless steel table with leather panel, and bench seating with upholstered cushions
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0040
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, axonometric detail and detail sections some with annotations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans, elevations, sections, axonometric detail and detail sections some with annotations, of furniture, including table and upholstering

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, and adhesive tape on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 38 x 69 cm sheet (largest): 39 x 70 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0041
    • Title: Axonometric drawings of "combined human support unit", and rendered perspective sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and adhesive tape on translucent paper, and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 37.5 x 69 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 70.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0042
    • Title: Copies of photographs of furniture, summary, correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    copies of photographs of furniture, summary, correspondence, estimates, clippings, consultant's sketches, conceptual sketches of inflatable furniture, photographs of built table and stool, detail drawing of furniture, annual report, trade catalogue, research report, publications, and detail sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 38 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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