Lily Goddard

Lily Goddard [ see the magazine of the Chartered Society of Designers - January 2003 for obituary from where this article was taken ] was born on March 14th 1916 in Vienna, Austria. She attended the Vienna School of Art where she was taught by, among others, Professor Ernst Gombrich, Professor Joseph Hoffmann and Professor Czisek [ Coalhole Rubbings, Lily Goddard ] .

She joined the Chartered Society of Designers (then the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers) in 1950, being very active in the 1960s and 1970s in the Fashion and Textiles Group. She specialised in printed textiles, paper products and carpets and her clients included Liberty textiles, Deeko paperware, Crossley carpets and Sanderson wallpapers.

She was granted Fellowship of the CSD in 1976. Part of her huge collection of designs, manufactured samples and her cuttings books are housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. She was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1978.

She taught art at primary, secondary and further education levels and lectured extensively in England and Ireland.

She wrote and published four books, one on coal hole covers and other street furniture and three volumes of poetry.

She married Sidney in 1950 who died in 1972. She died in March 2002 leaving a son, Larry and a granddaughter, Stephanie.


Coalhole Rubbings, 1979, Midas Books
Nostalgia without Tears, 1983, Lily Goddard
The Whispering Heart, 1987, Lily Goddard
Twilight, 1990, Spellmount

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