Using at least four examples, discuss how ideas of “organic” and “machine” design influenced the look and promotion of furniture during the postwar period. 

Essay Question

Using at least four examples, discuss how ideas of “organic” and “machine” design influenced the look and promotion of furniture during the postwar period.

Discuss the following

· The 1939 New York World’s Fair

· The Museum of Modern Art

· Organic Design

· Good Design

· Machine Art

· The Great Depression

· Color and Goods in the 1950s

· The Atomic bomb

· The “Space Race”

· New Habitats

·  “Pop”

· Postmodernism

· Alternative narrative through contemporary design

· Speculative design