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Designer Put Style Into Plastic Dinnerware and Other Household Objects |

Designer Put Style Into Plastic Dinnerware and Other Household Objects

After graduating from Vassar College in 1944 with a degree in European history, Joan Luntz married George Goulder and started a family that would eventually make her the mother of six children in the upscale Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights. She didn’t seem destined for a career.

Then Mr. Goulder, who owned a plastic-molding company, decided in the late 1940s to make a line of melamine dinnerware for household use. He asked his wife for help with designs and colors.


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