Raymond Loewy: father of industrial design

United States, 1979

Film
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Raymond Loewy’s streamlined functionalism has set the standards in modern industrial design for 70 years. Loewy animatedly discusses the elements of good design, and strolls through a hardware store finding ineffectively designed items among the store’s wares. At 85 he is as sharp as ever, and still working to improve the most ordinary object. Includes his personal philosophy on the function of the designer.

Credits

producer

Suzanne St Pierre

production company

60 Minutes

CBS News

Duration

00:14:45:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323559

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Design, Industrial

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial designers

Crafts & Visual Arts → Design

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Design, Industrial

People → Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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