Design, History

Teardrop Car / Norman Bel Geddes


Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958) was an industrial designer who focused on aerodynamics. His designs extended to unrealised futuristic concepts: a teardrop-shaped automobile, and an Art Deco House of Tomorrow. By popularising streamlining when only a few engineers were considering its functional use, he made possible the design style of the thirties — via Retronaut

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