During the First World War, Dublin-raised Winston Churchill, then Home Secretary of Great Britain, commissioned the design of a vehicle “capable of resisting bullets and shrapnel, crossing trenches, flattening barbed wire, and negotiating the mud of no-man’s land. #Tech Industry
Perseverance and Goals - You Can't Have One Without The Other
Bestlite lamps are steeped in a triumphant design history. Robert Dudley Best drew the first drafts of the lamp that would later become synonymous with his name when he studied to become an industrial designer in Paris and Dusseldorf. As the lamp was the first example of Bauhaus in the UK, strong arguments were needed before the lamp could be put into production. The lamp was produced by the manufacturing firm Best & Lloyd, founded by Best's family in 1840. After mention in the prominent…
20 maart 1914, The Times - Correspondent meld: Het Russische leger gaat met 150.000 man per jaar uitbreiden tot 1.750.000 man sterk. Winston Churchill minister van marine geeft overzicht over de vlootsterkte van de diverse landen. Hij zegt dat de tijd van de Dreadnoughts voorbij is maar kleinere meer wendbare schepen nodig zijn omdat het gevaar nu komt van de snelle en wendbare onderzeeërs.