American streamlined design

the world of tomorrow

By Hanks, David A. & Hoy, Anne H.

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ISBN
978-2-08030-499-5
Publisher
Paris : Flammarion, 2005.


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Reviewed on December 15, 2005

Beginning in the Depression era, American designers became fascinated with the curvy aesthetic style of "streamlining," which was meant to convey speed, precision, and efficiency. As the movement caught on, everything from tea kettles to typewriters took on the stylistic hubris once reserved for airplanes and architecture. Streamlining came to epitomize modernity in the 1930s, and many perceived the look as a sym...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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