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A life's design : the life and work of industrial designer Charles Harrison

Author: Charles Harrison
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Ibis Design, Inc., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Harrison was the first African-American industrial design manager of a major corporation in the world. His talent and skill helped to improve the quality of life for millions of Americans. The range of design projects that Harrison completed in his career was quite remarkable. A Life's Design gives us insight into a world that few others have seen.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Charles Harrison; Charles Harrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harrison
ISBN: 0977327108 9780977327102
OCLC Number: 68571976
Description: i, 124 pages : illustrations (some color), plans, portraits (some color) ; 26 x 27 cm
Contents: Defining good design --
Making life from scratch --
Committing to design --
Starting my design career --
Working around the world --
Giving of my gift.
Other Titles: Life and work of industrial designer Charles Harrison
Charles Harrison
Responsibility: [Charles Harrison] ; foreword by Victor Margolin.

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Charles Harrison was the first African-American industrial design manager of a major corporation in the world. His talent and skill helped to improve the quality of life for millions of Americans. The range of design projects that Harrison completed in his career was quite remarkable. A Life's Design gives us insight into a world that few others have seen.

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Industrial Designer

by Deborah9000 (WorldCat user published 2015-04-24) Good Permalink

This autobiography of Charles Harrison called A Life's Design shows a man who is innovative, smart, humorous, and hardworking.  He is an industrial designer which is someone who designs everyday objects for use -- such as plastic trash cans, cameras, light bulbs, sewing machine, radios, furniture,...
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