Sketch for an exhibition panel illustrating the problems and solutions connected with designing for the elderly: here a woman is shown reading by the light of a standard lamp

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RIBApix ref no RIBA20608
Architect/DesignerCullen, Gordon (1914-1994)
Artist/PhotographerCullen, Gordon (1914-1994)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1931
Image Date1931
Library ReferencePA420/10(8)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The sketch's annotation explains that both natural and artificial light should be especially well distributed to aid the sight of the elderly person.

Subject tags

Furniture, lamps, lighting fixtures, old people's homes