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THE ART OF CLAIRTONE:  THE MAKING OF A DESIGN ICON 1958-1971., Munk, Nina and Gotlieb, Rachel.  Foreword by Samantha Sannella.

Author Name    Munk, Nina and Gotlieb, Rachel. Foreword by Samantha Sannella.

Title   THE ART OF CLAIRTONE: THE MAKING OF A DESIGN ICON 1958-1971.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart / Design Exchange 2008

ISBN Number    0771065078 / 9780771065071

Seller ID   29888

171 pp, oblong (9" H x 10 1/4" D). "For a decade, in the 1960s, Clairtone Sound Corporation captured the spirit of the times: sophisticated, cosmopolitan, liberated. From its modern oiled-walnut and teak stereos to its minimalist logos and promotional materials, Clairtone produced a powerful and enduring body of design work. Founded in 1958 by two young Canadians, Peter Munk and David Gilmour, Clairtone quickly became known for its iconic designs and masterful advertising campaigns. Its acclaimed Project G stereo, with its space-age styling, epitomized the Swinging Sixties. Famously, Hugh Hefner owned a Project G. So did Frank Sinatra. Oscar Peterson affirmed that his music sounded as good on a G as it did live. In 1967, suggesting how deeply Clairtone's G series had come to be identified with popular culture, the G2 appeared in 'The Graduate' with Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. With 250 illustrations, including previously unpublished drawings, rare film stills, confidential memoradums, and original photography, (this) is a candid and in-depth look at the company's skyrocketing success - and sensational collapse. Through the recollections of those who knew Claritone best, from its founders to its designers, engineers, and salesmen, and with comments from Karim Rashid, Douglas Coupland, Tyler Brule, and Bruce Mau, among others, this elegant book, published on the 50th anniversary of Clairtone's launch, celebrates an iconoclastic company that once seemed to represent the promise of Canada." Light wrinkling at top of spine - minor at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, two tiny scuffs on front panel inked-in with blue pen.

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