Design for Telephone Booth

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
On cream paper, design for a telephone booth in three-quarter view on a diagonal. On three walls, square windows bordered in blue; the opening for entry on the fourth wall; a red rectangular adjacent pillar with the Bell Telephone logo in blue and the word "PHONE" written vertically and horizontally in white. Throughout, measurements, notations, and variations of the phone booth plan in brown color pencil and graphite.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designer
Henry Dreyfuss, American, 1904–1972
Client
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Washington, DC, USA
Credit Line
Gift of John Bruce
Medium
Chalk, graphite, color pencil on yellow tracing paper
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
made in
USA
ca. 1950–60
Type
industrial design
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
Accession Number
1993-65-24