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"High-Ranking in the roll-call of New York's industrial designer is a six-foot Dane with the voice of a Viking. Gustav Jensen is an artist, whether he is talking, eating, or performing Herculean labors in cleaning out Plebeian Stables. The creed of the industrial designer is that every implement of modern life can be made into a work of art. Jensen has pursued this creed to fabulous extremes. He has designed kitchen sinks, that have been compared to Renaissance caskets, and he meditates for months before he designs a doorknob.... He is obsessed with art of China, India and Greece, but he is a strict modernist. These mixed strains in him have produced some of the most striking work being done in America today."

The article is illustrated with eleven photographs; the image on the right shows Jensen's design for a table model radio: "The radio is a miracle. It should look like a miracle", remarked the designer.

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The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

The Designs of Gustav Jensen (Coronet Magazine, 1940)

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