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The Resource Industrial strength design : how Brooks Stevens shaped your world, Glenn Adamson ; [essays by John Heskett, Kristina Wilson, Jody Clowes]

Industrial strength design : how Brooks Stevens shaped your world, Glenn Adamson ; [essays by John Heskett, Kristina Wilson, Jody Clowes]

Label
Industrial strength design : how Brooks Stevens shaped your world
Title
Industrial strength design
Title remainder
how Brooks Stevens shaped your world
Statement of responsibility
Glenn Adamson ; [essays by John Heskett, Kristina Wilson, Jody Clowes]
Title variation
How Brooks Stevens shaped your world
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
GZD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adamson, Glenn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
TS140.S74
LC item number
A33 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1911-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stevens, Brooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stevens, Brooks
  • Industrial designers
  • Industrial design
Label
Industrial strength design : how Brooks Stevens shaped your world, Glenn Adamson ; [essays by John Heskett, Kristina Wilson, Jody Clowes]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Milwaukee Art Museum, June 7-Sept. 7, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-211) and index
Contents
The desire for the new: the context of Brooks Stevens's career / John Heskett -- Brooks Stevens, the man in your life: shaping the domestic sphere, 1935-1950 / Kristina Wilson -- Brooks Stevens: "ego-inspiring styling" and the American dream / Jody Clowes -- Career and designs / Glenn Adamson -- One: Less than perfect: early influences and first designs, 1911-1934 -- Two: The right place at the right time: becoming an industrial designer in the Midwest, 1935-1940 -- Three: The prophet of profit: Stevens in wartime, 1941-1945 -- Four: The organization man: Stevens' best years, 1946-1955 -- Five: The enfant terrible of industrial design: planned obsolescence and other crimes against modernism, 1956-1978 -- Six: The seer who made Milwaukee famous: reluctant retirement, 1978-1994
Control code
52774172
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xi, 219 p.
Isbn
9780262012072
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2003104427
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), ports.
Label
Industrial strength design : how Brooks Stevens shaped your world, Glenn Adamson ; [essays by John Heskett, Kristina Wilson, Jody Clowes]
Publication
Note
Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Milwaukee Art Museum, June 7-Sept. 7, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-211) and index
Contents
The desire for the new: the context of Brooks Stevens's career / John Heskett -- Brooks Stevens, the man in your life: shaping the domestic sphere, 1935-1950 / Kristina Wilson -- Brooks Stevens: "ego-inspiring styling" and the American dream / Jody Clowes -- Career and designs / Glenn Adamson -- One: Less than perfect: early influences and first designs, 1911-1934 -- Two: The right place at the right time: becoming an industrial designer in the Midwest, 1935-1940 -- Three: The prophet of profit: Stevens in wartime, 1941-1945 -- Four: The organization man: Stevens' best years, 1946-1955 -- Five: The enfant terrible of industrial design: planned obsolescence and other crimes against modernism, 1956-1978 -- Six: The seer who made Milwaukee famous: reluctant retirement, 1978-1994
Control code
52774172
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xi, 219 p.
Isbn
9780262012072
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2003104427
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), ports.

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