David Mellor Street Scene
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One of David Mellor’s great aims as a designer was to improve the quality of the everyday urban environment. His modern lighting columns, bus shelters, litter bins and post boxes, bollards and outdoor seating were widely distributed and altered the appearance of the street scene throughout the UK.
David Mellor Cast Iron Bollards, 1974.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor

Following the success of the street lamps, Mellor designed a range of bus shelters (again for Abacus), which used tubular steel with steel panels and aluminium roofing. An estimated 140,000 have been installed nationally since they were first produced in 1959

Designer David Mellor's impact on British streets is hailed in a new installation

Following the success of the street lamps, Mellor designed a range of bus shelters (again for Abacus), which used tubular steel with steel panels and aluminium roofing. An estimated 140,000 have been installed nationally since they were first produced in 1959

David Mellor Pedestrian Crossing Signal Prototype, 1960s.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor

The David Mellor Street Scene

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor, "That these products have been in use for 50 years is testament to good design.

Traffic light system, 1966.

Traffic light designed by David Mellor, featured in the Design Museum's new exhibition Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things

David Mellor tubular steel lighting column. Designed in 1954 whilst still a student.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor

Bus Shelter. David Mellor, 1959.

The designs that defined the street

David Mellor Square Pillar Box, 1966.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor

Tubular steel lighting column for Abacus. David Mellor, 1955.

The designs that defined the street

A permanent exhibition opens in the Peak District to celebrate the designs of Sheffield designer David Mellor, which have come to define British streets.

David Mellor’s traffic light design, 1966. Virtually unchanged for 50 years.

David Mellor’s traffic light design, Virtually unchanged for 50 years.

David Mellor’s original #design drawings for the UK Traffic Lights. #50yearsold #britishdesign #trafficlights #davidmellor #iconicdesign

David Mellor’s original drawings for the UK Traffic Lights.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition. Hathersage.

Sometimes product design is so good you don't even notice it, and that's very much the case with David Mellor's mid-century street furniture, which is being celebrated in a recently.

David Mellor UK Traffic Light Prototype, 1960s.

David Mellor Street Scene exhibition, interview with Corin Mellor

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