Tuesday, March 20, 2012
"Success in the fine arts did not slow Billy's prolific pace or popularity as a commercial designer; nor did it impair his quest for unique new forms of expression. His designs included intricate and imaginative packages for cosmetic products, furniture designs, a beauty parlor chair for the Marshall Field Company in Chicago and a series of clocks done in bent crystal glass for which he was awarded seven design patents..."
--'Parade of Dicsovery: The Works of William E. Hentschel 1892-1962', Don Wellman, 1987, Duke Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
Images: Cincinnati Art Museum, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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