Fuse Book Review: John Vassos

By Mark Favermann
The Arts Fuse

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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