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Sample Book, Formica Corporation Color+Color, ca. 1980s

This is a Sample book. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated ca. 1980s and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithography. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

  • Necklace, 1985
  • clear plastic tube filled with colorcore formica fragments.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-119

Its dimensions are

32.4 x 18.5 cm (12 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.), closed 32.4 x 94.8 cm (12 3/4 x 37 1/2 in.), opened 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 in.), flaps

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Formica Corporation Color+Color, ca. 1980s; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); offset lithography; 32.4 x 18.5 cm (12 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.), closed 32.4 x 94.8 cm (12 3/4 x 37 1/2 in.), opened 23.5 x 18 cm (9 1/4 x 7 in.), flaps; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-433-1/190

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