Dreyfuss, Henry, 1904-1972

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1904-03-02
Death 1972-10-05
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Industrial and stage designer. Born New York, March 2, 1904. Attended Society for Ethical Culture High School in New York. Apprenticed to designer Norman Bel Geddes, 1922-1924. Established his own industrial design firm in 1929. His clients included Bell Telephone Laboratories, Deere & Company, Honeywell, Inc., Polaroid Corporation, General Electric, the 1939-40 and 1964-65 New York World's Fairs, New York Central Railroad, Hoover Company, Singer Sewing Machine Company, Royal Typewriter Co., Lockheed Aircraft, McCall's magazine, and others.

From the description of Henry Dreyfuss Collection, 1927-1972. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 39157043

Industrial designer.

Dreyfuss (1904-1972) was noted for product development and for use of pictograms (directional symbols).

From the description of Papers, 1929-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155473497

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nz8zj5
Ark ID:
w6nz8zj5
SNAC ID:
63949429

Subjects:

  • Costume
  • Costume design
  • Anthropometry
  • Design, Industrial
  • Nude in art
  • Publicity
  • Theaters--Designs and plans
  • Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
  • Designer
  • Human engineering

Occupations:

  • Industrial designers--United States
  • Set designers--United States

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)