Questions for A Table for Your Feet

Questions for A Table for Your Feet1. Give a brief summary of the history of the coffee table from the 1920s-50s. What reason/s do you think are behind its change in function over time?2. What does this French author say is unique to American culture? (Though she later relates it to ancient Greek culture).3. Do you have a favorite coffee table design? Is so, what is it? Hey, is there a difference between a coffee table and a cocktail table?Questions for Polypropylene Chair1. Why was this chair so celebrated?2. What factors made mass production of this chair possible?3. Just wondering can you think of another object whose specific material composition has made such a difference in its design/production?Questions for Princess Telephone1. How did the telephones use change over time from the 1870s to the 1950s? How did its form change?2. How do ideas about gender play out in the design and advertising of the Princess telephone?3. How have phones changed since the 1950s to today? What do you think the future might hold?