Posts Tagged ‘Raymond Loewy’

What Makes Things Cool?

January 24, 2019

Trends might seem completely random, but there are patterns to what becomes popular. Industrial designer Raymond Loewy created some of 20th Century America’s iconic looks, and his theory of coolness has been backed up by scientific studies. Derek Thompson of The Atlantic explains. Animations by Caitlin Cadieux.

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October 24, 2012

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Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, @ Eastern Market, Washington DC.

That’s a 1952 Metro Van by International Harvester. The body was designed by Raymond Loewy.

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