Mosaic: War Monument Mystery


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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author

Louis Nelson

Louis Nelson, an industrial designer for more than fifty years,
touches our lives. He has influenced much of what we see and
hear, taste and smell . . .how we walk and talk, learn and feel.
He has studied America' s monuments and memorials for the last
forty years; spent five years designing the mural at the Korean War Veterans Memorial,
consulting with the sculptor and the creative team.

He designed and produced the Dag Hammarskjo]ld Medal for the United Nations,
developed designs for the World War I and the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan and the Pentagon.

A visionary artist in diverse disciplines of strategic planning, storytelling,
film making, communications, graphics and industrial design;
enriched by boundless curiosity and a rare sensitivity to the world around him,
his career encompasses helping travelers find their way at America' s leading airports;
branding and identity programs for global corporations and start- ups;
and product development in the fields of mass transit, museums,
telecommunications, entertainment, construction and government.
He originated Nutrition Facts for the FDA and America' s food packages.

A visiting lecturer at Harvard University, Pratt Institute, Stockholm' s Konstfack University and Seoul' s Hongik University; Louis Nelson has been honored by virtually every significant design industry organization in the country and abroad, awarded Pratt Institute's Career Achievement Award, IDSA Industrial Design Excellent Award and nominee for the Smithsonian National Design Medal. All the above led him to MOSAIC, this story of War, Monuments & Mystery.

He lives in New York with his wife, the noted singer, author and performer, Judy Collins.