Norman Bel Geddes was an American theatrical and industrial designer. Contents. 1 Early life Bel Geddes’s book Magic Motorways () promoted advances in highway design and transportation, foreshadowing the Interstate Highway. Magic motorways by Norman Bel Geddes, , Random house edition. Title, Magic Motorways. Author, Norman Bel Geddes. Publisher, Random House, Original from, the University of Michigan. Digitized, Aug 16,
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This page was last edited on 21 Februaryat Man of Ideas Thesis. He influenced the behavior of American consumers and helped make industrial and theater design into modern businesses.
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His designs extended to unrealized futuristic concepts: Designer of the Future. It was an immense model of America, circaseen by 27, visitors daily who exited with a pin proclaiming “I Have Seen the Future. Unless its author has been dead for the required period, it is copyrighted in the countries or areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works, such as Canada 50 pmaMainland China 50 pma, not Hong Kong or MacaoGermany 70 pmaMexico pmaSwitzerland 70 pmaand other countries with individual treaties.
Wells ‘ Things to Comehe assisted production designer William Cameron Menzies on the look of the world of tomorrow.
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Write a customer review. New York CityU. Read more Read less. For that famous and enormously influential installation, Bel Geddes exploited his earlier work in the same vein: Bel Geddes was both a visionary and a pragmatist who had a significant role in shaping not only modern America but also the nation’s image of itself as leading the way into the future. Geddes belief in the automobile as the defining force of the future was sadly prescient.
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Horizontal resolution 72 dpi Vertical resolution 72 dpi. Interviewed by Uta C. Bel Geddes opened an industrial-design studio inand designed a wide range of commercial products, from cocktail shakers to commemorative medallions to radio cabinets. The best option of all is of course to buy the rare 1st edition! Airliner Number 4 Futurama Mark I computer case. Archived from the original on August 27, The Art Deco House.