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Tape Recorder

Tape Recorder
Mario Bellini                    1975                    Tape Deck Before the internet, what did you do when you wanted to listen to music? Yes,...

Couch

Couch
Des-In              1975             Couch How does a one-off design piece become iconic? Following the first oil crisis in Germany, designers b...

One Piece Telephone

One Piece Telephone
Hugo Blomberg, Ralph Lysell, Gösta Thames        1954           One Piece Telephone Designed in the Forties by three Swedes, but only hitting th...

Cocktail shaker

Cocktail shaker
Luigi Massoni & Carlo Mazzeri        1957           Cocktail Shaker The way every great evening may start with a cocktail, these Italian des...

Electronic Phone

Electronic Phone
Davorin Savnik                        1979              Telephone What a spark of imagination - a beautifully sleek, flat telephone. The Slowenian...

The Patriot

The Patriot
Norman Bel Geddes      1939           Radio After visiting a Paris exhibition of Modern and Industrial Decorative Arts in 1925, this talented Am...

Building Block

Building Block
Ole Kirk Christiansen        1949         Building Block When this carpenter invented what he called ‘automatic binding bricks’, after making wood...

Tour Bus

Tour Bus
Raymond Loewy             1954             Bus When a Swedish immigrant started a bus transportation business before the first World War, it becam...

Rubber Boots

Rubber Boots
Hiram Hutchinson        1852                Rubber Boots Come hell or high water, these boots will keep your feet dry. When the first Duke of Well...

Vacuum Cleaner

Vacuum Cleaner
Lurelle Guild       1937           Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum cleaning has never been people’s favourite pastime. It therefore made perfect sense tha...

Block Lamp

Block Lamp
Harri Koskinen                 1997                Lamp Freeze! Was that the thought that went through this outstanding Finnish designer’s head wh...

Pocket Camera

Pocket Camera
Richard Fischer                  1973         Compact Camera                                     Just because it has a drawbridge, that does not m...