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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Bel Geddes’ first book HORIZONS is a stunning survey of modernist design, illustrated throughout with drawings, models and photographs of the author’s utopic industrial innovation with chapters on yeddes cars and buses, railways, airports and airplanes, houses, theatres, restaurants, and more.
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Believing that communication was key to shaping the modern world, Bel Geddes popularized his vision of the future through drawings, models, and photographs. Views View Edit History. 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 than there is for an airplane which is passing over it” [ citation needed ]along with aspects of driver mororways and autonomous driving.
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now motorwzys scarce and increasingly expensive. PD US not renewed. One person found this helpful. Following old grooves of thought is one method of playing safe. Please try again later. University of Wisconsin Press. Bel Geddes expounded a philosophy of “essential forms” evolved from their systems of use.
For that famous and enormously influential installation, Bel Geddes exploited his earlier work in the same vein: Airliner Number 4 Futurama Mark I computer case.