Bernard Richard NEVILL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-09-24
Education privately, St Martin's Sch of Art, RCA
Publications N/A
Recreations admiring well-built walls and buildings, passionate conservationist and environmentalist, tree worshipper
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Bernard Nevill
Career lectr: Shoreditch Coll 1954-56, Central Sch Art and Design 1957-60, St Martin's Sch of Art and RCA 1959-74; freelance illustrator 1956-60 (incl Good Housekeeping, Woman's Journal, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar), freelance journalist 1956-60 (incl Vogue, Sketch), designer then design dir Liberty Prints 1961-71, memb Advsy Panel Nat Dip Design 1964-66, art critic Vogue 1965-66, govr Croydon Coll Art 1966-67, designer and design dir Ten Cate Holland 1969-71, design conslt Cantoni Italy 1971-84, prof of textile design RCA 1984-89 (fell 1985); commissions and collections incl: Cotton Board Manchester 1950, For Liberty 1961-71, Verve 1960, Cravate, Islamic 1963, Jazz 1964, Tango 1966, Renaissance 1967, Chameleon 1969, Cantoni Casa 1971-84, Int Wool Secretariat 1975-77, English Country House Collection for Sekers Int 1981-82, Romanex de Boussac France 1982-87, Unitika Co Ltd Japan 1990-, Pierre Frey France 1991-, collection of furnishing textiles for Château de Bagnols France 1991-, collections of dress and furnishing textiles designed for DMC Texunion France 1992-, KBC Germany; designed costumes for: films (Genevieve 1953, Next to No Time 1955, The Admirable Crichton 1957), musicals (Marigold 1958), opera (Cosi fan Tutte Glyndebourne 1960); redesigned Long Gallery, British Embassy Washington 1982; cmmnd to restore interiors of Eastnor Castle Herefordshire 1990-, presently rebuilding the remaining wing and restoring the landscape of Fonthill Abbey; memb: Victorian Soc, Chelsea Soc; FRSA 1966-77, FSIA 1970-87, FCSD 1987
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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