05 Apr '11, 3pm

Beautiful Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers

Beautiful Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers

Albert Henry “Woody” Woodfull (born 1912) is a retired English product designer. Laying down many of the ground rules of industrial design in plastics while heading British Industrial Plastics’ Product Design Unit, his work has had international influence. Woodfull was born in Birmingham and trained as a silversmith at the Vittoria Street School of Jewellery and Silversmithing before studying product design at the Birmingham School of Art. In 1934 he was appointed to British Industrial Plastics (BIP) as a product designer at their Streetly factory. His brief from the managing director was to “bring art to an artless industry”, and his early work was largely in packaging, where designs such as his Ardath Cigarette Box of 1935 showed strong Art Deco influences and have become highly collectable. After World War II he produced notable promotional material for Cadbury’s,[6] bu...

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