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Perfect Timing

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Published Date:
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 13:00:49 +0000
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Object of the Day
clock
radiating lines
skyscraper
stepped form
Description:
Paul T. Frankl’s 1928 clock design for the Warren Telechron Company—marketed as the “Modernique”—perfectly coincided with American consumers’ burgeoning interest in modern design. That same year Frankl published his first book, New Dimensions: the Decorative Arts of Today in Words and Pictures, in which he discusses the intrinsic relationship between modernism and furnishings, interior decoration,...
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