Ray Hugh LEIGH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-06-06
Education Morecambe GS, AA Sch of Architecture (AADipl)
Publications N/A
Recreations gardens, fell walking, painting, antiquarian books
Clubs N/A
Style Ray Leigh, Esq, MBE
Career chartered architect and designer; architectural practice 1952-67; Gordon Russell Ltd (furniture makers): exec dir i/c design 1967-71, md 1971-82, chm 1982-86, re-appointed dir following takeover 1991-94; independent furniture designer and design mgmnt conslt 1986-, chm Luke Hughes & Co (furniture makers) 1990-94; pres: Design & Industries Assoc 1996-99, Furniture Trades Benevolent Assoc 1997-; dir: British Furniture Manufacturers Exports Ltd 1970-93 (past chm), Lygon Arms Hotel Broadway 1970-86, British Furniture Manufacturers Ltd 1994-99; fndr chm Contract Design Assoc 1978-82, chm British Furniture Cncl 1995, memb Crafts Cncl 1977-83; chm: Furniture Industry Research Assoc 1980-86, Edward Barnsley Educnl Tst Furniture Workshops 1980-90, Gordon Russell Tst; pres Glos Guild of Craftsmen 1980-90, memb Furniture Economic Devpt Ctee NEDC 1987-88; fndr and tstee Gordon Russell Design Museum 2008-; memb Ct of Assts Worshipful Co of Furniture Makers (Master 1994-95, Achievement of the Year Award 2013); RIBA, FCSD, FRSA, Hon FRCA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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