Fuse Book Review: John Vassos

John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life is not only an essential book for designers, but for those who love the history of design.

John Vassos (Danielle Shapiro)Like many prominent pioneers of industrial design, John Vassos began modestly before attaining success. However, unlike most of his colleagues, Vassos began as an artist/designer whose early illustration work severely criticized the high speed commercialism of modern life. Later, he changed direction; his designs took for granted the acceleration of consumerism. At first a rebel, Vassos morphed into a member-in-good-standing of the corporate establishment.

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Published in: The Arts Fuse
By: Mark Favermann