May 15, 2009

David Mellor, 1930-2009.

David Rogerson Mellor, one of Britain 's most prominent industrial designers has passed away.  Trained as a silversmith in Sheffield, Newcastle, London, and Rome - and visiting scholar in Denmark and Sweden - Mellor became known as "the cutlery king," though his designs also included street furniture, traffic lights, and tools - examples of which can be seen here.

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