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ROGER TALLON: ITINERAIRES D'UN DESIGNER INDUSTRIEL (Roger Tallon: Itineraries of an Industrial Designer). Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne/Centre de creation industrielle, Paris, 1993. Collection Monographie. 176 pp. with 307 ills. (93 col.). 31 x 22 cm. ISBN 285850735X In French.
Reviewing the pioneering achievements of French designer Tallon (b. 1929), this catalogue showcases a broad array of commercial and industrial products created from the 1950s to the 1990s for a host of international clients, including household appliances, television sets, cameras, lighting fixtures and furniture as well as automobiles, motorcycles and trains. A chronicle of Tallon's career and a substantial anthology of statements by the designer are complemented by nine critical essays examining individual projects, among them a popular line of watches, an innovative system of signage devised for the French railway system, and designs for the TGV, France's high-speed train.
Artist(s):Tallon, Roger
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — Post-1970 — Commercial/Industrial Design
Plans: 02,03,19,20,30
Worldwide Number: 024270
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