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Pair Of Illuminated Df-2000 Nightstands, France, 1970s

Enameled Steel, Acrylic, Laminate, Single Sockets
20 1/2 × 20 1/2 × 17 in
52.1 × 52.1 × 43.2 cm
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Raymond Loewy
French-American, 1893–1986
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Often celebrated as the “Father of Industrial Design,” Raymond Loewy created some of America’s most iconic designs for everything from cars and refrigerators to cigarette packages and soda vending machines. In the process, he forged our modern-day relationship with consumer goods. Loewy introduced the concept of styling—updating the look of a product without integrally altering the design—as a means of whetting consumer appetite. He often achieved this effect by “streamlining,” eliminating corners and edges in favor of soft curves that evoke aerodynamics, speed, and futurism.

Raymond Loewy, ‘Pair Of Illuminated Df-2000 Nightstands, France’, 1970s, Rago/Wright
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About the work
Provenance
RW
Rago/Wright
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Manufacturer labels
Raymond Loewy
French-American, 1893–1986
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Often celebrated as the “Father of Industrial Design,” Raymond Loewy created some of America’s most iconic designs for everything from cars and refrigerators to cigarette packages and soda vending machines. In the process, he forged our modern-day relationship with consumer goods. Loewy introduced the concept of styling—updating the look of a product without integrally altering the design—as a means of whetting consumer appetite. He often achieved this effect by “streamlining,” eliminating corners and edges in favor of soft curves that evoke aerodynamics, speed, and futurism.

Pair Of Illuminated Df-2000 Nightstands, France, 1970s

Enameled Steel, Acrylic, Laminate, Single Sockets
20 1/2 × 20 1/2 × 17 in
52.1 × 52.1 × 43.2 cm
Bidding closed
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