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Norman Bel Geddes

(1893—1958)


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(1893–1958).

American designer, he became identified with the style known as ‘streamlining’, based on aerodynamics. He designed the General Motors Pavilion at the New York World's Fair (1939), and published Magic Motorways (1940). He was responsible for many interiors, designed the Toledo Scale Company Building, Ohio (1929), and produced a scheme of prefabricated housing systems for the Housing Corporation of America (1940).

N. Geddes (1932, 1940, 1940a);W. Kelley (ed.) (1960);Welter (2002);


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