Capey is perhaps best known for his work with the British cosmetics firm Yardley of London, where he served as Art Director from 1928 to 1959. During his tenure, Capey was responsible for the distinctive visual styling of Yardley's packaging with their flower and honeybee motifs. He also controlled other areas of the company's brand image, including its store fittings and fixtures.
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- "Reco Capey ARCA, FRSA (from 1937)". Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII. 2011. Retrieved 25 Jul 2013.
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