New York World's Fair 1940

Living Modern


In 1939, the pioneering industrial designer Donald Deskey, was asked to participate in the Contemporary Industrial Arts Exhibition to be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in early 1940.  For his project, he designed a prefabricated weekend cabin, called “Sportshack,” depicted in this air-brush rendering.
Donald Deskey, Industrial Design, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Aklo glass, Libbey Owns Ford, prefabrication, New York World's Fair 1940