日本におけるテレビジョン受像機のデザイン変遷(1)

草創期から普及期まで

Translated title of the contribution: Transition of television set design in Japan (1): From launch to diffusion on the market

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the evolution of television set design in Japan from 1950 through the 1960s — from televisions first appearance on the market up to their settlement in Japanese daily life.
Television set design reflects the lifestyle of the people. In 1953 (Showa 28), when television broadcasting first started, Japanese television design exhibited a strong Western influence. Particularly, the Western table design was popular. Then, the design transformed into a television with four detachable legs that could be used both in Japanese and Western style rooms. Screen size gradually increased to meet customers’needs. 14-inch was the mainstream in early time, then 16-inch, and finally 19-inch television became popular in 1960s.
Original languageJapanese
Pages (from-to)110-123
Number of pages14
JournalLournal of Lifology
Volume13
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 30

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Keywords

  • Television set
  • Design
  • Product form

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