Ernest Race

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Ernest Race was an English textile and furniture designer, born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1913, and died in 1964.[1] His best-known designs are the BA3 aluminium chair of 1945 and the Antelope, designed for the Festival of Britain in 1951.[1][2] The BA3 won a Gold Medal at the 10th Milan Trienale in 1954, where the Antelope also won a silver medal.[2] He was made a Royal Designer in 1953.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Design Museum, British Council. "Ernest Race". Retrieved June 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Ernest Race". Race Furniture. Retrieved June 16, 2011. 

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