Raffé, W(alter) G(eorge) (1888–ca. 1950)
British writer, lecturer, and designer, who took a special interest
in the occult in relation to art and color. He was educated
at Halifax Technical College, Leeds College of Art, and the
Royal College of Art, South Kensington, England. He was art
director of the Northern Polytechnic, London (1919–21); principal,
Lucknow School of Art, India (1921–23); and lecturer to
the London County Council (1925), before a lengthy career as
an independent writer and designer. He contributed to many
periodicals dealing with arts, crafts, color, psychology of art,
and occultism.
Sources
Raffé, W. G. Art and Labour. N.p., 1927.
———. The Control of the Mind. N.p., 1934.
———. Graphic Design. London Chapman and Hall, Ltd.,
1927.
———. Poems in Black & White. N.p., 1922.