Yesterday's Future: Futuristic Industrial Designs from 1944


Fri, Apr 20th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

If you're fascinated by the vintage beauty of Art Deco, check out this gallery of futuristic industrial designs from 1944 put together by the insanely talented Amy from Aqua Velvet. I love that the vehicles of the future still sport whitewalls.

A tasty collection of futuristic renderings from the Industrial Design Show held March of 1944 can be found in the LIFE image archives. Sadly there is little additional information and no real credits with the exception of photographer Wallace Kirkland. Nothing turns up on LIFE's main website nor in digital magazine archives. That being the case I enlarged the photos within still semi-legible limits and squinted and blinked my eyes as necessary to make out the fine credit line on renderings that included such. I have listed the designers and product and body stylists as noted and as readable.



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