U. S. industrial designer who studied at Yale University of Fine Art in New Haven, CT, and at the Grand Central School of Art in New York. In 1931 he was hired as a market analyst at General Electric’s headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, and in 1933, joined Ray Patten’s new Appearance Design group. In 1940, he became assistant director under Patten, and assisted in the design of the passenger (PA) and freight (FA) versions of the American Locomotive Company (Alco) and GE diesel locomotives.
U.S. industrial designer born in Russia and as a child, immigrated to the U.S., where he attended the City College of New York and New York University. He later attended the Art Students League in New York, and served in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was hired as an advertising copywriter, and eventually promoted to director of advertising. In the late 1920s, he established the firm of Design Engineers in Manhattan, which developed patents to be sold to manufacturers.
U.S. industrial designer born in Minneapolis, Minnesota who studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, the Art League of Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis School of Art from 1927 to 1929, after which he worked at the advertising agency of batten, baron, Durstine & Osborn. In 1931 he opened an industrial design firm, J.M. Little and Associates in Minneapolis.
U.S. industrial designer born near Columbus, Indiana, the son of a minister. The family moved several times to Ohio and Michigan and ended up in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he began working in the decorating department of the Berkery and Guy Furniture Company. By 1912, at age 16, he started a decorating department at the Imperial Furniture Company.
U.S. industrial designer born in St. Paul, Minnesota, who entered the University of Washington as an architectural student, but World War I interrupted his study and he served in the U.S. Navy in 1917. In the 1920s, he worked as a graphic designer in Chicago, and was one of the founders of the Chicago Society of Typographic Arts.
U. S. industrial designer born in Forest Hills Gardens, New York as the son of his famous father. He graduated in engineering from MIT in 1930, but as a student in 1929, worked with his father in the design of the Marmon 16, introduced in 1932 by the Marmon Motor car Company. In 1934 he went to work with his father, and in 1935, designed the Model 100 for the National Cash Register Company with his father.
These articles are by Carroll M. Gantz, FIDSA, author of: DESIGN CHRONICLES—Significant Mass-produced Designs of the 20th Century, published August 2005 by Schiffer Publications, Ltd., and THE INDUSTRIALIZATION OF DESIGN—A History from the Steam Age to the Present, published December, 2010 by McFarland & Co., Inc.