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Streamlined Pencil Sharpener, USA

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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... : Simon and Schuster, 1955), p. 74. By the 1970s, however, streamlining had been recognized by scholars of American culture, such as Meikle, as a significant expression...

Mobility Scooter, USA

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iconic Designs : 50 Stories about 50 Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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... and Anna Board , ‘Review of Class 2 and Class 3 Powered Wheelchairs and Powered Scooters (Invalid Carriages), Final Report on Stage 1’, UK Department for Transport, 2004, p. 66 ;...

Streamlining: From Imagined Ideal to Commercial Reality

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... of a wider search for an authentic American aesthetic during the 1930s.Nicolas P. Maffei, “The Search for an American Design Aesthetic, from Art Deco to Streamlining,” in C. Benton, T. Benton, and G. Wood, eds., Art Deco: 1910–1939...

Consumer Research: Imagining the Ideal Consumer, Developing a Popular, Modern Aesthetic

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Those who blamed the economic crash of 1929 on underconsumption, including advertisers, engineers, and designers, called for the intensive study of consumer behavior. Just as new technologies had rationalized production, it was believed...

A Machine-Age Architecturalist: Planning the Factory, Service Station, and the Mass-Produced Home

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... Harvey Wiley Corbett, who had already completed designs for their new factory, had been removed from the project, Jeffrey L. Meikle, “Weighing the Difference: Industrial Design at the Toledo Scale Company, 1925-1950,” in Dennis P. Doordan...

Introduction

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... America: I Have Seen the Future (New York: Abrams, 2012); Christopher Innes, Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005); Nicolas P. Maffei, “Designing the Image of the Practical Visionary: Norman...

The Production and Consumption of Model Worlds: Futurama and “War Maneuver Models” Exhibition, 1937–1944

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... et P. Jeanneret, L’Architecture Vivante (Cinquieme and Troisieme Serie and Zoning) (Paris: Albert Morance, 1932); Le Corbusier, Towards a New Architecture (New York: Payson & Clarke, 1927); F. L. Wright, The Disappearing City (New York:...

Becoming a Practical Visionary: Bel Geddes’s Youth and Early Career

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... W. Stevens, who had originally recommended Norman as a student at The Art Institute of Chicago.Meikle, “Weighing the Difference: Industrial Design at the Toledo Scale Company, 1925–1950,” in Dennis P. Doordan et al., eds., The Alliance...

Transforming Audiences: Stage Design to Industrial Design

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... The religious philosophy founded by Helena P. Blavatsky (1875) synthesized Darwinian, Christian, Confucian, Buddhist, and Hindu beliefs among others and scientific thought, and was concerned with inner evolution, karma, and reincarnation, proven...

Horizons: Publicizing the Visionary Designer

Nicolas P. Maffei

Nicolas P. Maffei is Senior Lecturer in Contextual Studies in the School of Design, Norwich University of the Arts, UK. He has published widely on American design, streamlining, art deco and modernism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norman Bel Geddes : American Design Visionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... Bellamy, whose proto-science fiction emphasized the progressive use of technology. Ruth Schwartz Cowan, A Social History of Technology (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997), 209–211; Howard P. Segal, Technological Utopianism...