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MHS Library | Raymond Loewy

About Raymond Loewy


Raymond Loewy was a French-born American industrial designer who achieved fame for the magnitude of his design efforts across a variety of industries. He was recognized for this by Time magazine and featured on its cover on October 31, 1949. Wikipedia
Born5 November 1893, Paris, France
Died14 July 1986, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Notable work

Loewy standing on one of his designs, the Pennsylvania Railroad's S1 steam locomotive (Wikipedia)

  • Air Force One livery
  • Coca-Cola fountain dispenser
  • Concorde interiors
  • Gestetner duplicating machine
  • Greyhound Scenicruiser bus and logo
  • JFK postage stamp
  • Lucky Strike package
  • NASA interiors for Skylab and Apollo programs
  • Rosenthal China 2000 Series
  • Sears Coldspot refrigerators
  • Streamlined locomotives for the Pennsylvania Railroad
  • Studebaker Commander and Avanti
  • Logos for Exxon, Shell, BP, International Harvester, TWA, Nabisco, Quaker, New Man, LU and the U.S. Postal Service (Source: Wikipedia)


1953 Studebaker Commander Starliner hardtop

A concept sketch of the 1963 Avanti by Loewy

The 1963 Studebaker Avanti in a non-standard blue color and wheels (Source: Wikipedia)

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