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Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ Detroit Versus the World (part 1 of 2)

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Lecture: Phil Gusack
(event series)

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Walter Gropius (subject)
Harley Earl (subject)
Raymond Loewy (subject)
Reyner Banham (subject)
Buckminster Fuller (subject)
Chuck Berry (subject)
Phil Gusack (speaker)




Phil Gusack describes Dymaxion; Chrysler; General Motor’s Lasalle (the first modern car); chrome plating; advertising and design for sales; Studebaker advertisement; 1950s styling (“architects hated these cars”); reviews 1956 Buick brochure; reads the lyrics from 1956 Chuck Berry’s "No Money Down"; 1959 Cadillac.



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