Ergoiamtoo offers  industrial antiques and accessories

Our product categories:

Industrial Chic Antiques
Antique Industrial Desk Lamps
Custom Table Tops Metal & Wood
Industrial Antiques Shipped free to US 48
Medical - Vintage Furnishings
New Items - Industrial Antiques
Office - Vintage Furnishings & Accessories
Retro Lighting
SALES ON INDUSTRIAL ANTIQUES!!
Tables & Table Bases
Vintage Clocks
Vintage Floor Lamps
Vintage Industrial and Street Signs
Vintage Industrial Wire Metal Containers
Vintage Lampshades & Globes
Vintage Lighting
Vintage Metal Cabinets
Vintage Miscellaneous
Vintage Plant & Garden
Vintage Shelving and Storage
Vintage Signs
Vintage Stools and Chairs
Vintage Swag Lamps
Vintage Wastebasket Trash Can
Vintage Wheeled Carts
Wall Decor
Antiques from Ohio Companies
Round Things
Search by Color


 

 

 

Antique industrial furniture & accessories cause rust is too cool to waste

 

 

 

Ergoiamtoo + your imagination = interior decorating of a different kind

Walter Dorwin Teague (1883 - 1960)

Airplanes, cameras, glassware, mimeograph machines, gas stations and missiles.

What this unlikely group of items have in common is that all were products assigned to Walter Dorwin Teague and his son for design changes.  Their clients included Kodak, A. B. Dick, Steuben's, Boeing, Texaco and Steinway Pianos.

Walter Teague is the man who came up with the idea of covering the exterior of Texaco gas stations in white porcelain, a familiar sight in the 1930s-50s.  He was also the designer of Kodak's first Brownie cameras, and Polaroid's first Land camera.

Teague Associates continues in operation today, based in Seattle, Washington, working with Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Boeing.

 

In 1940 Teague published a book, Design this Day; a Technique of Order in the Machine Age.

A native of Decatur, Indiana, 20 year old Walter Dorwin Teague moved to New York City to study at the Art Students League in 1903.  While a student he worked as a sign painter, developing an expert eye for typography.   By 1911 he'd set up his own shop and was working as a freelance commercial artist for such agencies as Calkins & Holden.

During a 1926 trip to Europe he became enthusiastic about the architectural work of Le Corbusier and thereafter concentrated on product and package design.  In the early 1940s he joined with Norman Bel-Geddes, Raymond Loewy and Henry Dreyfuss to establish the Society of Industrial Designers.

 

 

Search   |   View Cart   |   Checkout   |   About Us   |   Service   |   Policies   |   Home
Refrigerator Magnets Fun   |   Vintage Lamps   |    Industrial Antiques
Links   |   Add Link   |   Site Map


(c) Copyright 2008 Ergoiamtoo, Inc. All Rights Reserved