The Life & Work of Industrial Designer Charles Harrison

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Black Beyond Borders

This Black History Month, consider that Madame C. J. Walker is not the only African American business icon in the beauty salon. The chair you sit in, the curling iron you use to get ‘that look’ may have been designed by Charles ‘Chuck’ Harrison, one of the most prolific and creative industrial designers in American […]

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The Greatest Generation?

This Black History Month we remember that the United States Military didn’t desegregate until the 1950’s. And despite, black progress was hampered by lack of access to GI bill benefits for housing and education for African Americans until landmark civil rights legislation in the 1960s. Despite the obstacles a few, like world-renown industrial designer, Chuck […]

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