"Charles Harrison, 87, Designer Who Reshaped the View-Master, Dies," Obituary, The New York Times,
by Katharine Q. Seelye, Dec. 5, 2018
Charles Harrison, an industrial designer who rethought hundreds of ordinary items, including a plastic trash bin on wheels, a see-through measuring cup and the 3-D View-Master, which were then snapped up by the nation’s burgeoning postwar middle class, died on Nov. 29 in Santa Clarita, Calif. He was 87.
The cause was a bacterial infection, said his son, Charles Harrison III.
Mr. Harrison was a designer, not an inventor; his mission was to refashion consumer products so they could be mass-produced, pleasing to the
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