Philbrook Museum of Art is opening a new exhibition ‘AmericanStreamlined Design: The World of Tomorrow’ which focuses on a design era
that emerged during the 1930s and 1940s, characterized by curving
forms, and smooth, clean silhouettes.
Designer unknown. Mixall Jr. Portable Electric Mixer. Designed 1945–55Stewart Program for Modern Design, gift of Eric Brill, B618
The style, which suggested speed and glamour, entered American design in the post-Depression years. It was widely applied in new forms of architecture, interior decoration and everyday household goods for the home and office.