Patrick O’Shea is Lecturer in Design History & Theory in the School of Art & Design History at Kingston University London. As part of his PhD work in the Modern Interiors Research Centre at Kingston, O’Shea looked at the role played by design in the relationship between British Overseas Airways Corporation and the redefinition of British identity in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Patrick O’Shea

First Class Meal Service on a BOAC Comet 4 flight, British Airways late 1950s