Industrial designer, architect, graphic designer, illustrator, writer and entrepreneur, Walter Dorwin Teague is noted as one of the founders of the industrial design profession in the United States. He is also considered an influential figure among the pioneering designers who introduced modernism to America through product and exhibition design as well as writings. Teague was born and raised in Indiana. Influenced by architecture books he read in high school, he decided to become an artist. At the age of 19 Teague moved to New York, where he studied at the Art Students League and eventually went into commercial illustration, and later, advertising, and graphic and package design. After traveling to Europe... more.

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