Raymond Fernand Loewy (November 5 1893 – July 14 1986) was one of the best-known industrial designers of the 20th century.
Never Leave Well Enough Alone (1951)
- This book is the story of a young man who came to America to make a living, and simply happened to do so in a profession which he helped to create.
- I never expected that one could fall so completely in love with a nation and a people. I already knew that very soon I would thrill at everything American, love everything American, perhaps blindly, but fervently and forever. I still remember how thrilled I was at the sight of the flag. After all these years, every time I see the Stars and Stripes in the breeze, I get the same emotional feeling. Aesthetically speaking, it is perfect. One of the outstanding "designs" of all times. It may be that a nation gets the flag it deserves.
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