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Pan Am

Pan Am

History, Design and Identity

By (author) M. C. Hühne

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Pan Am: History, Design & Identity is the captivating story of a company that refused to consider anything impossible and single-handedly revolutionised air travel. From modest beginnings in the late 1920s, Pan Am developed into the world's largest and best known airline with astonishing speed and determination. Its rise was accompanied by highly effective publicity campaigns flaunting its services and its many achievements. This volume presents an overview of Pan Am's complex history with new research and documents from the corporate archives. It is an inspired tribute to one of the most influential companies of the 20th century whose iconic designs have remained in our collective memory down to the present day.

Hundreds of images, many published for the first time, were carefully selected not only to create a spell-binding visual storyline to supplement the text, but to allow readers to retrace for themselves Pan Am's brilliant publicity coups, their goals and their results. All images were digitally restored and reproduced true to the originals.

About the Author
Matthias C. Huhne is a property developer and owner of Callisto Publishers. His primary occupation since graduating from Harvard College in 1989 has been the development of high quality commercial and residential real estate projects. Huhne left his position as project manager with U.S. real estate pioneer Gerald D. Hines to found his own award-winning development company in 1996, and an architectural services firm a few years later. He collects and supports modern art as well as North American native art, and takes a special interest in commercial design and the history of architecture. So far, Huhne's books have received numerous glowing reviews in leading media around the world.
Specifications
Publisher
Callisto Publishers GmbH
ISBN
9783981655063
Published
28th Sep 2016
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World excluding USA and Canada. Germany non-exclusive
Size
310 mm x 234 mm
Pages
432 Pages
Illustrations
676 color
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