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Toilets, Toasters & Telephones: the How and Why of Everyday Objects

by Rubin, Susan Goldman

  • ISBN: 9780152014216
  • ISBN10: 0152014217

Toilets, Toasters & Telephones: the How and Why of Everyday Objects

by Rubin, Susan Goldman

  • List Price: $20.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Browndeer Press
  • Publish date: 01/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780152014216
  • ISBN10: 0152014217
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Description: Who invented the toilet? How did the telephone get its shape? Why are the letters on a computer keyboard arranged the way they are? Who decides?

In this fascinating history of everyday objects, Susan Goldman Rubin explains how manufacturers realized that well-designed products made more money; why the shape of an object depends on the materials and technology available; and that some designs just can't be improved upon.

Filled with entertaining anecdotes, remarkable facts, and definitely user-friendly, Toilets, Toasters, & Telephones, with 30 photographs and 13 elegant drawings by Elsa Warnick, is a delightful narrative of the history of some of the familiar objects we see all around us and the inspired geniuses who are responsible for what they look like.

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