Subject Source: FastScope Note: USED FOR: Design, Industrial
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Eva Zeisel Papers
Abstract The Eva Zeisel Papers were donated to Pratt Institute in several accessions in 2016 and 2018 by Zeisel's daughter, Jean Richards. This collection documents Eva Zeisel's experience as a professor of Industrial Design in the School of Art and Design from 1934-1959, as well as her career as a ceramic artist and designer before and after this period. Her role as a mentor and major influence on her students is evident in her correspondence with former students and her collection of student work....
Dates: 1939 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1954
Found in: Pratt Institute Archives / Eva Zeisel Papers
John F. Pile Papers
Abstract The John F. Pile Papers consist of the drawings and designs, photography, teaching materials, and writing created by the furniture and interior designer John F. Pile between 1947 and 1998. Pile taught architectural and design history at Pratt Institute for over 50 years and was a frequent lecturer at regional schools. Beginning in 1947, Pile designed furniture and interiors for significant design firms led by individuals like Donald Deskey, Paul McCobb, and George Nelson. In 1963 he started...
Dates: 1895 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1998
Found in: Pratt Institute Archives / John F. Pile Papers
Records of the School of Art and Design
The Records of the School of Art and Design illustrate the school’s history within Pratt Institute, from its beginnings in 1888 to its curriculum overhaul in 2014 and re-division into two separate schools in 2015. The records date from 1888 to 2018 and include administrative reports and correspondance, marketing materials, student work, exhibition material, alumni records, and publications.
Dates: 1888 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000
William Katavolos Papers
Abstract This collection documents the industrial design and architectural projects of Pratt alum, faculty, architect, and designer William Katavolos. The bulk of the material was tranferred to the Archives by School of Architecture faculty after Katavolos death in 2020 and consists of sketches, printed renderings, and notes related to various of Katavolos architectural and design projects such as his chair models or the Center for Experimental Structures. While some personal materials such as...
Dates: 1950 - 2019; Majority of material found within c. 1990 - 2019
Found in: Pratt Institute Archives / William Katavolos Papers