Noyes, Eliot Fette

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Noyes, Eliot Fette (1910–77). American architect and industrial designer. He worked with Gropius and Breuer (1938–40), then as Director of the Department of Industrial Design, MoMA, NYC (from 1940), and founded (1947) Eliot Noyes & Associates, quickly making and made his reputation as a designer of many houses, office-buildings, and interiors, but his international design-work for IBM, Mobil Oil, and Westinghouse won international fame. Buildings include the Bubble Houses, Hobe Sound, FL (1953), the Noyes House, New Canaan, CT (1955), the United States Pavilion, Expo 67, Montréal, Canada (1967), the Graham House, Greenwich, CT (1970) and the IBM Development Center, Armonk, NY (1980). He published Organic Design and Home Furnishing (1941).

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Kalman (1994)
Industrial Design, xxiv (Sept./Oct. 1977), 42–3;
Progressive Architecture, lvi/10 (1975), 80–5