Twentieth Century Limited: Industrial Design in America, 1925-1939 / Edition 2

Twentieth Century Limited: Industrial Design in America, 1925-1939 / Edition 2

by Jeffrey Meikle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1566398932

ISBN-13: 9781566398930

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Temple University Press

A fresh & insightful view of a period in American art & design that has been given little due & even less analytical thought. In the 30s, when industrial design emerged as an American profession, its founders hoped to create a coherent environment for what they self-consciously referred to as the machine age. They aimed to renew the marriage of art & industry.

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A fresh & insightful view of a period in American art & design that has been given little due & even less analytical thought. In the 30s, when industrial design emerged as an American profession, its founders hoped to create a coherent environment for what they self-consciously referred to as the machine age. They aimed to renew the marriage of art & industry. Chapters: a consumer society & its discontents; machine aesthetics; the new industrial designers; selling industrial design; industrialized design; everything from a match to a city; the practical ultimate; from depression to expression; & a microcosm of the machine-age world. B&W photos.\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566398930
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
American Civilization Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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