Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office

During the 20th century, the marketing of domestic appliances and office machines has been directed primarily toward women. Mechanical Brides examines this phenomenon through extensive graphics (advertisements, catalog pages, photographs) and analytical text. This book accompanied an exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Musuem


Ellen Lupton
Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office
Princeton Architectural Press and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 1993

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Exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designed by Laurene Leon Boym and Constantine Boym




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