Geddes, Norman Bel

Geddes, Norman Bel:

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, 1893–1958, American designer, b. Adrian, Mich. as Norman Melancton Geddes. He began his career in 1918 as a scene designer for the Metropolitan Opera.
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Geddes, Norman Bel

(1893–1958)
American designer identified with the Streamlined style. Designed the General Motors Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair in 1939. He produced many interiors and developed a scheme for prefabricated housing.
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