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Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Earl E. Hoyt Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Client:
Union Carbide Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA, founded 1917  Search this
Medium:
Black marker on newsprint
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for child’s blow-molded plastic chair. At upper left, side elevation shows low, parabolic chair with negative space on sides and front and rear planes extending to ground; a child occupies the seat. At center right, perspective view with chair with higher back, and additional perspective of chair with lower back at lower left. Inscribed in black marker at lower right: CHILD’S / BLOW / MOLDED / CHAIRS!. Stapled to other designs.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1536
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1536