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Why Good Design Matters The evolution of product from mere tool to aesthetic object

Following World War II, nearly all the world’s major industrialized powers were in ruin following the global slaughter; only America’s infrastructure had stayed intact, though it had just emerged from nearly two decades of economic depression and war.

But America was in a rejuvenated consumerist mood, and the Marshall Plan helped Europe and Japan rebuild swiftly. Suddenly, citizens of

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