Belle Kogan, "first American woman industrial designer", 1929-1998.


Belle Kogan, "first American woman industrial designer", 1929-1998.

A collection of magazine and newspaper articles, academic papers, advertisements, press releases, typed and hand-written correspondence, speeches, drafts, and other materials relating to Belle Kogan and her career as an industrial designer.

7 v. : ill. (some col.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7544837

Smithsonian Institution. Libraries

Related Entities

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Belle Kogan Associates (corporateBody)

Banet, Bernard A. (person)

Kogan, Belle, 1902-2000 (person)

Industrial designer, of Russian birth, who was trained in art and manufacturing in the United States. She opened her own design studio, Belle Kogan Associates (BKA) in New York City in the early 1930s and did free-lance design work in a variety of materials until her retirement in 1972. Miss Kogan's corporate clients included, among others, Reed & Barton, Ebeling & Reuss, Towle Manufacturing Co., Federal Glass Co., Red Wing Potteries, Bausch & Lomb, Boonton Molding Co., U.S. Glass Co...