Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Tidy design - Decades in fashion

The simple Nylex tidy bin designed by Lionel Suttie has seen kitchen design evolve and fashions change, but it's simplicity and functional design mean it is still in production after more than forty years. The Nylex kitchen tidy featured in the exhibition STILL09.



Classic Australian Nylex kitchen tidy, in seventies orange, designed by industrial designer Lionel Suttie. 


1971 advertisement for BX Plastics custom moulding featuring designs by Lionel Suttie including the kitchen tidy.


A detail of the original 1960's technical drawing by Lionel Suttie for the kitchen tidy. 


1960s version of the product brochure for the kitchen tidy range of Nylex products.


1970s version of the product brochure for the kitchen tidy range of Nylex products.



1 comment:

  1. It indeed is a lovely product, I would like to have one in my home :) thanks for sharing this post.

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