JOSEPH EMBERTON: THE ARCHITECTURE OF DISPLAY │ Pallant House Gallery, Chichester → 17 May 2015

Simpson (Piccadilly) Ltd., 1936. Exterior at night. Joseph Emberton Archive, University of Brighton Design Archives.
Simpson (Piccadilly) Ltd., 1936. Exterior at night.

“Jôzf Emḅtn (1889–1956) wz a significnt ācitect in Britn jrñ ɖ frst hāf v ɖ 20ʈ senčri. H dzînd ɖ strîcñ Royl C̣rinʈı̣n Yotclub at Brnm-on-Crâč (1931), ẇč reprizntd Britn at ɖ Modn Ācitecčr: Inṭnašnl Xibišn at ɖ Myziym v Modn Āt in Ny Ywc in 1932. Fîv yirz lêtr, tu mr bildñz, ɖ seḷbretd Simpsnz v Pic̣dili dpātmntstor (nâ Wōṭston’z flagšp bcstor), fr ẇč Lazló Mohý-Noj dzînd dsplez, n ɖ Sâʈsì branč v Tiṃʈi Ẇîts, wr ṣlctd bî MoMA fr ɖ xibišn Modn Ācitecčr in Ñgḷnd. Drōñ on ɖ Jôzf Emḅtn Ācîv n includñ lounz fṛm ɖ RIBA Lîbrri, ɖs xibišn cnsidrz ɖ qoḷtiz v ɖz bildñz ɖt md ɖ most influenšl comntetrz on modn ācitecčr têc nôt.

Ɖ xibišn côinsîdz wɖ ɖ mêjr retṛspctv v ɖ wrc v Lion Unḍwd, hu wz a lîfloñ frend n felo-stydnt v Emḅtn at ɖ Royl Colij v Āt.

Ɖ xibišn z a c̣laḅrešn wɖ ɖ Ynivrṣti v Brîtn Dzînācîvz. An ese Jôzf Emḅtn: Ɖ Ācitecčr v Dsple bî Caʈrin Moriāti apirz in ɖ Paḷnt Hâs Maġzīn, nr. 34, 2015.”

Fun House at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 1935. Joseph Emberton Archive, University of Brighton Design Archives.
Fun House at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 1935.

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