Bone Up on American Style: 10 Quick Histories

American Style

Whether you're a school nerd (like me) or an aspiring designer eager to learn more about design history, these ten Quick History posts, all related to American design and designers, are sure to teach you something you didn't know. (And, make perfect cocktail chatter for your weekend festivities).

Above: Quick History: Lucite


Quick History: Edison Bulbs

Quick History: Adirondack Chairs


Quick History: Harry Bertoia's Famous Chairs


Quick History: George Nelson's Bubble Lamp

Quick History: Gustav Stickley & the American Arts & Crafts Movement


Quick History: John Dickinson


Quick History: Shaker Design


Quick History: Pantone


Quick History: Art Deco

(Image credits: Sponsored Post; Patrick J. Hamilton; Restoration Hardware; Adirondack Chair Online; DWR; Hive Modern; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Todd Merrill Studio; Wikipedia; Pantone; 1st Dibs)