The Wright Approach

In the Tourist Class lounges the architect, John Wright, designed pieces of furniture to "be cut from a drum of laminated plywood".  Made in Britain, with no joints that might split and back and seat covers that could be easily removed for reupholstery, Wright's furniture was surprisingly sustainable in its design and intent. 

 

Today, 50 years on, examples of Wright's furniture including a table for the William Fawcett room (in bent plywood and veneered in black bean) have survived years of use and several refits to form part of the P&O Heritage Collection.

 

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The Wright Approach