Deconstructing Product Design
Creating mid-century narratives in the “Atomic Age” was anybody’s guess. Might as well be fanciful. At least you don’t have to stand on a deck with sunglasses on to view it.
Designers had a powerful role in shaping the material culture of an age … now its Marketing Teams … limited accountability.
Now we need a Theory M clock responding to String Theory.
The” Ball Clock” is probably the most recognized ( an copied) of all of George Nelson’s clocks designed for the Howard Miller Clock Company and now produced by Vitra. It is an excellent example of “Good Design”with a 50 plus year lifespan.
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