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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Geddes belief in the automobile as the defining force of the future was sadly prescient. 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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Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. The best option of all is of course to buy the rare 1st edition! The majority of the photographs are detail shots from the Futurama exhibit by Richard Garrison. Archived from the original on August 27, Believing that communication was key to shaping the modern world, Bel Geddes popularized his vision of the future through drawings, models, and photographs.
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At times, the motorqays thing to do is to cut loose and do the unexpected! Views View Edit History. Don’t have a Kindle? See all free Kindle reading apps. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Bel Geddes believed that art, as well as architecture and design, could make people’s lives psychologically and emotionally richer. Public domain Public domain false false.
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The Ladies’ Home Journal: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Please try again later. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat The K-7 and The Bel Geddes 4″. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. They will make it possible for him to proceed at full speed through dense fog. He helped to establish a new professional niche — that of “industrial designer,” arguing for a closer relationship between engineering and design. They will prevent the driver from committing errors.
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