Frank Guille

Frank Guille (1926-2019) was a British furniture designer who was active in the mid-twentieth century. He is known for his innovative and modern designs that combined functionality with aesthetics.

Guille began his career as an apprentice in a furniture factory in High Wycombe, England, before studying at the London School of Furniture. He went on to work for a number of furniture companies, including Austinsuite, Kandya Ltd and Lysaghts, where he designed chairs, tables, and other pieces.

In the 1950s, Guille joined the design team at Kandya Ltd, where he produced some of his most iconic designs. His furniture was characterized by its clean lines, simple shapes, and innovative use of materials. One of his most famous designs was the ‘G Plan‘ range of furniture, which became synonymous with modern British design in the 1960s and 1970s.

Guille’s work was recognized with several awards, including a Design Centre Award in 1962 and a Design Council Award in 1973. His furniture is now highly collectible and is exhibited in museums around the world.

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