norman bel geddes

Geddes

[ged-eez]
noun
1.
Norman Bel [bel] , 1893–1958, U.S. industrial and stage designer and architect.
2.
Sir Patrick, 1854–1932, Scottish biologist, sociologist, and town planner.
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norman bel geddes

American theatrical designer whose clean, functional decors contributed substantially to the trend away from naturalism in 20th-century stage design. As an important industrial designer he helped popularize "streamlining" as a distinct modern style

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