Perring Interiors

Scope and Content

1 piece of artwork, featuring a liveried Perring van, dated November 1965; 1 b/w photograph of a liveried van; 1 sheet of letterhead paper; 3 swing tickets, one marked up for re-design and a revised version incorporating the annotations; brochure; publicity leaflet for the Perring Wokingham sofa and chair; 3 album pages with mounted examples of work for Perring: publicity material and swing tickets.

Administrative / Biographical History

Perring Interiors was the trademark of the company formed when John Perring and William Perring's separate businesses were reunited in 1966. An article by Dorothy Meade (see Publication note) in 1976 refers to the new house style revised last spring, and recently extended to both John and William shops, is gradually spreading to all shopfronts, vans, tickets, tags, stationery etc...'

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers wishing to consult the collection should make an appointment. Telephone 44 (0)1273 643217 or email designarchives@brighton.ac.uk.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

gouache on paper; photographic print; ink on paper; string

Archivist's Note

Created by Sue Breakell

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be sought to publish any material from the collection. Email designarchives@brighton.ac.uk.

Bibliography

Dorothy Meade 'Perrings at the crossroads'. 'Design' 227 (Nov 1967), 55-57

Corporate Names