Friday, June 12, 2009

Raymond Loewy

Companion to an exhibit on Raymond Loewy (1893-1986), "the most prominent industrial designer of the twentieth century. He blended traditional styles with streamlining and European modernism, while satisfying Americans' taste for comfort and convenience." Site features annotated images of designs such as the 1940 Lucky Strike cigarette package, 1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser, 1964 Fostoria stemware, and 1962 graphics for Air Force One. From the Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware.
Access: Free