A Design Student's Guide to the New York World's Fair

Typographical design by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996), Intro by John McAndrew, Publisher Laboratory School of Industrial Design (American, founded in 1936)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 20.1 x 13.7 x 0.5 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with halftone relief prints

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Laboratory School of Industrial Design, 1939) Octavo; [16 ff.]; original publisher’s printed black paper wrappers (metal ring binding).

Illustrations of design at 1939 World’s Fair

New York: Laboratory School of Industrial Design, 1939


Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.

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Gift of Carl Zahn