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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motorrways Magic Motorways by Norman Bel Geddes cover. As for a review of the content of the book as opposed to its physical embodiment, I have not got far into it, but first impressions are that it is surprisingly easy reading.


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Designer of the Future. The Future of the City: Bel Geddes opened an industrial-design studio inand designed a wide range of commercial products, from cocktail shakers to commemorative medallions to radio cabinets. Silver fabricoid cloth decorated in black. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.


Special offers and product promotions Also check our best rated Travel Book reviews. See our Returns Policy. Visit our Help Pages. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create magiic digitize it. Bel Geddes expounded a philosophy of “essential forms” evolved from their systems of use.

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Believing that communication was key to shaping the modern world, Bel Geddes popularized his vision of the future through drawings, models, and photographs. They will make it possible for him to proceed at full speed through dense fog. Theatrical designer Industrial designer.