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Books and materials relating to the applied arts after WWI; their use in architecture & interior design; the design of handworked and manufactured objects including: ceramics, metalwork, wood, jewelry, textiles, glass, furniture, graphics, clocks & watches, toys, leather, etc.

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Pulos, Arthur J., American Design Ethic: A History of Industrial Design, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, 1983, first edition, 4to (11.25" x 7.5"), HB, red cloth bds w/ silver gilt spine titles, silver photo dj w/ black, red & white decorative titles, VG / VG-. Ex-library w/ usual markings & scars, card & envelope to ffep, edgeworn, fraying at rear bottom edge, extremities bumped, 1" spot on front board where glued down paper was removed. DJ rubbed, sm b/w Dewey decimal label to spine.

441 pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. This classic book presents a detailed examination of American industrial design by the Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Design at Syracuse University from colonial times into the 1950's with special emphasis on the Machine Age; index, bibliography. Biographies and illustrations of the work of many designers, includes:

KEM WEBER (furniture, lamps),JOSEPH SINEL (scale), RAYMOND LOEWY (machines, furniture, lamps, appliances, locomotives, automobile, boat, pencil sharpener), JOHN VASSOS (turnstile), EGMONT ARENS, DONALD DESKEY (furniture, lamps), LURELLE GUILD (metalwork), NORMAN BEL GEDDES (buildings, appliances, furniture, locomotive bus, yacht), HENRY DREYFUSS (applicances, clock locomotive), LEE SIMONSON, WILLIAM LESCAZE (furniture, metalwork), ELY JACQUES KAHN (furniture), ELIEL SAARINEN (furniture, lighting), ILONKA KARASZ (metalwork), RUSSEL WRIGHT (metalwork, furnitue, lamps, pottery), GUSTAV JENSEN (metalwork, telephone, radio), JOSEF URBAN (furniture, andirons) GILBERT ROHDE (furniture) , GEORGE SAKIER (metalwork), WALTER DORWIN TEAGUE (glassware.aautomobile, cameras, buildings), PAUL FRANKL (furniture), BUCKMINSTER FULLER (Dymaxion car), HAROLD VAN DOREN (tricycle), ROBERT HELLER (electric fan), CHARLES EAMES (furniture), EERO SAARINEN (furniture) and many more.

Invaluable reference on American industrial design history, despite its flaws.

See also, Mr. Pulos' follow-up to this volume: "An American Design Adventure", in which he takes up the same the subject from the 1940's through the 1970's.     [Book ID # 1085]


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