Bone Up on American Style: 10 Quick Histories

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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


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Quick History: Edison Bulbs

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Quick History: Adirondack Chairs


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Quick History: Harry Bertoia's Famous Chairs


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Quick History: George Nelson's Bubble Lamp

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


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Quick History: John Dickinson


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Quick History: Shaker Design


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Quick History: Pantone


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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)