The Life & Work of Industrial Designer Charles Harrison

Sunday Sittings Tradition

Sketches for Tabletop cooking products for Sears (1970)

Sketches for Tabletop cooking products for Sears (1970)

Before there was brunch, these iconic table-top appliances and gadgets designed in the 1960s and 70s by famous African-American industrial designer Charles Harrison, remind us that after church and after work, visiting and ‘sitting’ were African-American family, neighborly and community traditions. This Black History Month, why not invite friends to just drop by and celebrate the Black home and black creativity with A Life’s Design.

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