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September 27, 2020

A “Primitif” Love For “Streamline Moderne”

by Wallace Wyss - I can’t say when it was when I fell in love with “streamline moderne.” Maybe it was when my parents bought an Electrolux vacuum cleaner in the early ‘50s and I enjoyed its streamline styling and polished metal trim. Maybe it was … [Read more...]

Book Review – Art Deco and British Car Design: the Airline Cars of the 1930s

by Wallace Wyss - The first thing you have to do when approaching a book with such a title is to see if you agree with the author on what “art deco” is. I think Down has a pretty good handle on it, defining it as a "social movement" where a lot … [Read more...]