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)