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Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Draftsman:
Tom Aldrich  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite, white heightening on beige wove paper
Dimensions:
28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)
Type:
industrial design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1960–1965
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two designs for air purifiers with one detail. At upper left, vertical rectangular unit with nearly concealed casters features wood or wood laminate trim above and below central section in vertically straited gray-beige material, likely air intake/output vent. Top surface in same gray-beige material with cut-out pull at front. Panel bearing notional brand name and purple button or icon straddles left and front panels near top. At upper right, detail describes opening of top panel, which provides access to a fill tank for the water necessary to the purification process. Below, at right, vertical rectangular concept on casters with wood or wood laminate veneer on top and sides; front panel consists of extruding vertical element in black, gray-beige and violet (likely containing control panels and button for interior access to mechanism) and vertical grate at right.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1697
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq479c05e71-9888-4869-9516-23719dbcbcfa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1697