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November 9, 2000 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1931, Belle Kogan, who had been the only female in her high school mechanical drawing class, opened her own New York City industrial design studio. Specializing in pewter and silver items, the talented Kogan became one of the first industrial designers in America to experiment with plastics and developed a client list that included Red Wing Pottery, Libbey Glass Co. and Dow Chemical Co.
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November 9, 2000 | CONNIE KOENENN
Deborah Sussman chose to create the timeline for the "Women Designers in the USA" exhibit on gossamer polyester rather than a solid surface because "I wanted it to have a female presence--a feeling of motion and fabric." The gauzy timeline, organized by decades, is suspended on clear plastic rods, appearing to float from the ceiling.
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November 9, 2000 | CONNIE KOENENN
Deborah Sussman chose to create the timeline for the "Women Designers in the USA" exhibit on gossamer polyester rather than a solid surface because "I wanted it to have a female presence--a feeling of motion and fabric." The gauzy timeline, organized by decades, is suspended on clear plastic rods, appearing to float from the ceiling.
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November 9, 2000 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In 1931, Belle Kogan, who had been the only female in her high school mechanical drawing class, opened her own New York City industrial design studio. Specializing in pewter and silver items, the talented Kogan became one of the first industrial designers in America to experiment with plastics and developed a client list that included Red Wing Pottery, Libbey Glass Co. and Dow Chemical Co.
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August 10, 1990 | IRV LETOFSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Delta Burke, who plays the feisty Suzanne Sugarbaker on "Designing Women," issued a feisty counterattack Thursday in the war of words being waged with her producers in the news media, charging them with abusive and insulting behavior toward her. But she said that she will report to work when production resumes Monday.
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August 10, 1990 | IRV LETOFSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Delta Burke, who plays the feisty Suzanne Sugarbaker on "Designing Women," issued a feisty counterattack Thursday in the war of words being waged with her producers in the news media, charging them with abusive and insulting behavior toward her. But she said that she will report to work when production resumes Monday.
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