The Life & Work of Industrial Designer Charles Harrison

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Throw-Back Thursday

Celebrate Black History Month and Throw-Back Thursdays by remembering the styles of the 70’s and 80’s these iconic styling tools — created by African-American industrial designer, Charles ‘Chuck’ Harrison — helped us pull off!  A Life’s Design tells the hidden Black History behind these and hundreds of other objects that defined us from the mid-century and […]

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A Life’s Design: The Untold Story of the Black Man who Designed the Objects of the American Dream

Many may be surprised to learn that during decades when America wrestled with its identity in the streets, an African American sat with a pencil and gave shape to the American Dream object by object. Much of what we know treasure as middle-class American icons, the objects that turned a house into a home, were […]

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