Consumer Products

Streamlined Irons

Raymond, Jay
Streamline Press
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ISBN-10: 0615256562

This is a carefully researched book about early electric irons from the streamlined era. It contains information on and photographs of over 150 irons from the 1930s and 1940s. It is a must have for anyone interested in streamlined design. Full time practitioners, educators and students will find this to be a valuable resource for examining how a single set of stylistic principles can be interpreted in so many different ways. It also provides numerous examples of how design can be influenced by manufacturing processes and how those processes can be woven into the aesthetic of the final form.


For further information or to direct purchase this book, contact Jay Raymond at electricirons@gmail.com.

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Teague, Walter Dorwin

Carroll Gantz
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US industrial designer, called the "dean of industrial design" by many. Born in Decatur, IN, he moved to New York in 1903 and studied at Art Students League of New York.

100 Years of Design consists of excerpts from a book by Carroll M. Gantz, FIDSA, entitled, Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-produced Designs of the 20th Century, published August 2005 by Schiffer Publications, Ltd.
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