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Eliot Noyes

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Eliot Noyes

Author: Gordon Bruce
Released: January 16, 2007
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Eliot Noyes (1910–77) was a remarkable figure in twentieth-century design. An architect who began his career working in the office of Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, he went on to become the first Director of the Industrial Design department at MoMA in the 1940s. From the late 1950s until his death in 1977 he was Consulting Director of Design for IBM, Mobil Oil, Westinghouse and Cummins Engine Company, and was responsible for bringing about a change in the way that these corporations, and others that followed, were to think about design and its impact on business. His legacy includes a vast web of connections linking influential figures, such as Marcel Breuer, Charles and Ray Eames, Alexander Calder, and Paul Rand.

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