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Plastics from Paradise:
California Modernizes the American Lifestyle



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Club Chair, Frank Gehry
Heller, Inc., designed: 2004
Rotational-molded polyethylene

"Wiggle Chair"("Easy Edges" series), 1972
Designed by Frank Gehry: Design Concepts/Jack Brogan (Los Angeles)
corrugated paper
Photo: Larry Underhill

Cover, Arts and Architecture magazine
February 1943
Designed by Ray Eames
(Los Angeles)

"Roadside Barrier Light", 1967
Designed by Henry C. Keck, Keck-Craig Associates (Pasadena)
13" x 7.25" x 3.25"
Photo: Keck-Craig, Inc.

"Verifine Brand" fruit box
label, c. 1938,
Designer unknown
Western Litho. Co.
(Los Angeles)
Offset Lithograph
10 " x 11"

Mazda Miata, 2009
Mark Johnson, Lead Designer.
Mazda North American
Operations (Irvine)
Photo: Mazda

earthenware, c. 1968.
Designed by John Follis,
Manufactured by Vessel USA.

"Malibu" Electric Guitar, 2003
Designed by RKS Guitars
RKS Guitars (Thousand Oaks)
Maple, alder, rosewood, abalone, chrome hardware
3" x 37" x 12.25"
Photo: RKS Guitars




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