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Title Design for the corporate world, 1950-1975 / edited by Wim de Wit.

Published London : Lund Humphries in association with the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, 2017.
©2017.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  745.40973 DESI    DUE 02-12-19
1 copy ordered for UniM Archit on 06-07-2017.
Physical description 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Notes Accompanies the exhibition: "Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World 1950-1975", held from April 26-August 21, 2017 at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, California.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and (pages 154-156) index.
Summary "Architectural, industrial, and graphic design in the United States from the 1950s through to the 1970s - generally known as mid-century modern -- is now perceived as a golden era, with artists such as Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, and Eliot Noyes having become household names. This volume looks at the relationship between these designers and the companies who employed them, highlighting the political, social and cultural circumstances in which seminal design icons such as the Selectric Typewriter for IBM and the distinctive Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company logo were created. It reveals not only why corporations during this period needed graphic ... "--Front jacket flap.
Other author Wit, Wim de, editor.
Lund Humphries, publisher.
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, host institution, publisher.
Subject Design -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Architectural design -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Graphic design (Typography) -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Industrial design -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs.
ISBN 9781848221949 (hardback)
1848221940 (hardback)