A MID-CENTURY masterpiece
THE TEAGUE SKETCH 1111, a masterpiece of mid-century modernism and a celebration of the Centenary STEINWAY, designed by American industrial designer and architect Walter Dorwin Teague to commemorate STEINWAY’S 100th anniversary in 1953.
Coined by Cara Greenburg in her seminal book Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s, the moniker’s clean lines evoke the post–World War II landscape, spanning architecture, furniture and technology — prizing function and rejecting embellishment. Pops of color and a connection with nature round out the aesthetic. not actual picture.
1968 STEINWAY M CENTENNIAL
American industrial designer, architect, illustrator, man of letters and entrepreneur Walter Dorwin Teague (1883–1960), a classicist and traditionalist, was a critical figure in the spread of mid-century modernism in America. Teague’s designs were exhibited at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, and his lasting influences include work for Eastman Kodak, Ford, Polaroid, and, of course, STEINWAY.