Product Design and Packaging [index]

Blaszczyk, Regina Lee.  Imagining Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgewood to Corning.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

Cheney, Sheldon, and Martha Candler Cheney.  Art and the Machine: An Account of Industrial Design in 2oth Century America.  New York: Whittlesey House, 1936.

Davis, Alec.  Package and Print: The Development of Container and Label Design.  New York: Potter, 1967.

Dreyfus, Henry.  Designing For People.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955.

Edwards, Clive. “‘Improving’ the Decoration of Furniture: Imitation and Mechanization in the Marquetry Process in Britain and America, 1850–1900.” Technology and Culture 53 (April 2012): 401–434.

Fladager, Vernon L.  The Selling Power of Packaging.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1956.

Franken, Richard B.  Packages That Sell. New York: Harper Brother, 1928.

Gansky, Paul. “Refrigerator Design and Masculinity in Postwar Media, 1946–1960.” Studies in Popular Culture 34 (Fall 2011): 67–85.

Hamilton, Shane.  “The Economies and Conveniences of Modern-Day Living: Frozen Foods and Mass Marketing.”  Business History Review 77:1 (Spring 2003): 33-60.

Harris, Howell John. “‘The Stove Trade Needs Change Continually’: Designing the First Mass-Market Consumer Durable, ca. 1810–1930.” Winterthur Portfolio 43 (Winter 2009): 365–406.

Hine, Thomas.  The Total Package: The Evolution and Secret Meanings of Boxes, Bottles, Cans, and Tubes.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1995.

Jankowski, Jerry.  Shelf Space: Modern Package Design, 1945-1965.  San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998.

Nickles, Shelley. “Object Lessons: Household Appliance Design and the American Middle Class, 1920-1960.”  PhD dissertation, University of Virginia, 1999.

Noble, David F.  America By Design: Science, Technology, and The Rise of Corporate Capitalism.  New York: Knopf, 1977.

O'Malley, Christine Grace.  "The Design Decade and Beyond: American Industrial Designers and the Evolution of the Consumer Landscape from the 1830s to the 1950s." PhD dissertation, University of Virginia, 2002.

Porter, Glen.  "Cultural Forces and Commercial Constraints: Designing Packaging in the Twentieth Century United States."  Journal of Design History 12 (1999): 25-45.

Pulos, Arthur J.  American Design Ethic: A History of Industrial Design.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1986.

Wallace, Don.  Shaping America's Products.  New York: Reinhold, 1956.