Received American Design award, 1939.
Walter Dorwin Teague, industrial designer. Recipient Annual award American Society Industrial Designers, 1957; Annual award Philadelphia Museum College Arts, 1958. Officer of Order of Merit of Republic of Italy, 1959. member board design New York World’s Fair, 1939; Fellow Society Industrial Designers (1st president). Royal Society Arts, Honorary Royal Designer to Industry. Received American Design award, 1939.
Began as artist, 1907, designing advertising, books, magazine illustrations. Entered industrial designing, 1926. Consultant on design to Eastman Kodak Company, A. B. Dick Company, Boeing Airplane Company, others.
Member board design New York World’s Fair, 1939. Designed buildings and exhibits of Eastman Kodak, Consolidated Edison, National Cash Register, Ford Motor Company, United States Steel, duPont de Nemours & Company for New York World’s Fair, 1939. Designed buildings and exhibits of Ford at San Diego, 1935, Dallas, 1936, Miami, 1937.
Texas Company, Dallas, 1936. Exhibits Ford, duPont and United States Steel, San Francisco, 1939. Senior partner Walter Dorwin Teague Associates.
Has designed automobiles, service stations, railway equipment, plane interiors, cameras, household and heating appliances, business machines, machine tools, offices, show rooms, furniture, department stores, periodicals, etc. Executed 130 research and development assignments for Bureau Ord., United States Navy, 1942-1947, receiving Navigation Ord. Development Award, 1946.
Lecturer New York University, University of Minnesota, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Columbia, Magill University, University of Toronto. President American Institute of Graphic Arts.
Born December 18, 1883