George Nelson
Whitney Library of Design, New York, 1957, English
Nonfiction, Product/Industrial Design
8.5 x 8.5 inches, hardcover, 204 pages, over 100 black-and-white photographs, illustrations ,and diagrams

An anthology of 26 essays by Nelson, culled from a variety of sources, including Interiors, Industrial Design, Holiday, Fortune, Architectural Forum, House and Garden, American Fabrics, the Philips Academy Bulletin, and others.

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Stanley Abercrombie
Nelson is, of course, best known for his furniture design, but he should be at least as much appreciated for his often iconoclastic writings about design. The design problems he observed in the adolescence of modern design are with us still, though rarely as wittily considered.
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