Eva Zeisel (Industrial Design, Faculty)

Museum Dinner Service, (circa 1942-1945)
(c) The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

This porcelain dinnerware set, commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, shows the softly curvaceous forms for which Zeisel's designs are known. The industrial designer was awarded the National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York in 2005.