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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He influenced the behavior of American consumers and helped make industrial and theater design into modern businesses. He also created set designs for the film Feet of Claydirected by Cecil B.

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Believing that communication was key to shaping the modern world, Bel Geddes popularized his vision of mxgic future through drawings, models, and photographs. Endpapers and gutters lightly discolored [as usual]. Bel Geddes’s book Magic Motorways promoted advances in highway design and transportation, foreshadowing the Interstate Highway System “there should be no more reason for a motorist who is passing through a city to slow down geddrs there is for an airplane which is passing over it” [ citation needed ]along with aspects of driver assist and autonomous driving.

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The 20th Century Motowrays Start reading Magic Motorways on your Kindle in under a minute. The text however looks even worse – it is jagged, presumably because it is simply the screen resolution of a Kindle printed out. University of Wisconsin Press. Industrial Design in America, — 2nd ed. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

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Hamlin Press 4 Mar. Write a customer review. He helped to establish a new professional niche — that of “industrial designer,” arguing for a closer relationship between engineering and design.

Bel Geddes died in New York on May 8, This large collection includes models, drafts, watercolor designs, research notes, project proposals, and correspondence.