Author Talk: Industrial Design for Modern Life


Mar 16, 2017
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM


March 16 – Thursday – 7 p.m.

Author Talk: Industrial Design for Modern Life

Dr. Danielle Shapiro will explore the life and career of John Vassos, a Greek émigré who rose from anonymity as an advertising artist to become one of the pioneering founders of the industrial design profession. As the Radio Corporation of America's (RCA) leading designer, Vassos shaped the aesthetics of modern technology in the postwar era and became one of the most influential industrial designers of the twentieth century. This talk is free and open to the public. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 243 or email Carol Lockman, The lecture will be held in the Auditorium of Hagley’s Soda House. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware.




View map Copeland Room, Hagley Library
298 Buck Road
Wilmington, DE

Additional Information


Hagley Museum & Library


(302) 65802400 x 243

Contact name

Carol Lockman

Contact email


New Castle County


Arden,Chadds Ford,Claymont,Greenville-Centreville,North Wilmington

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