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industrial designer

Read Viemeister, industrial designer. Recipient Certified of Recognition American Institute of Architects, 1973; recipient appreciation Ministry of Industry and Tourism Canada, 1974. Chairman Yellow Springs Plan Commission, 1970-1978; board directors Yellow Springs Foundation, 1981. Fellow Industrial Designers Society of America (vice president chairman chapter); member National Arts Club, Art Center Dayton.

Background

Viemeister, Read was born on November 20, 1922 in Baltimore. Son of August L. and Janet (Emmons) Viemeister.

Education

Certified, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1943.

Career

Director styling Lippincott & Margulies, New York City, 1943-1946. Head department industrial design Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, 1948-1954. Founder, president Vie Design Studios, Yellow Springs, since 1948.

Adult education instructor Antioch College, Yellow Springs, 1969-1970. Lecturer Ohio Museum Association, Dayton, 1983, Corcoran Gallery School, Washington, 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Creator: computer generated mosaic mural First Flight, 1973.

Membership

Chairman Yellow Springs Plan Commission, 1970-1978. Board directors Yellow Springs Foundation, 1981. Fellow Industrial Designers Society of America (vice president chairman chapter).

Member National Arts Club, Art Center Dayton.

Connections

Married Beverly Lipsett, October 19, 1946. Children: Tucker L., Kris Franklin, Heidi, Roslyn.

father:
August L. Viemeister

mother:
Janet (Emmons) Viemeister

spouse:
Beverly Lipsett

child:
Tucker L. Viemeister

child:
Kris Franklin Viemeister

child:
Heidi Viemeister

child:
Roslyn Viemeister