Story: Coe, Herbert James Bowkett

Wellington School of Design

James Coe was the head of the Wellington Design School, part of the newly-established Wellington Polytechnic, from 1962. Here he is shown in a newsreel made by the National Film Unit teaching ergonomics to students training to become industrial designers.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 143. National Film Unit, 1963

How to cite this page:

Michael Smythe. 'Coe, Herbert James Bowkett', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)