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Blender

Blender
Stephen Poplawski      1946     Blender When a Polish immigrant to the United States patented his idea for a malted milk mixer early last century,...

Cradle

Cradle
Peter Keler          1922              Cradle When color marries form, as famous Bauhaus artist Wassily Kandinsky stipulated it does, the love chi...

Coffee Urn

Coffee Urn
Russel Wright               1935               Coffee Urn The future did not always look like it does today. Predictions of what could be is of ...

Banker's Lamp

Banker's Lamp
Harrison D. McFaddin               1909               Desk Lamp When banks started to care about their employees’ efficiency and so focused on c...

Stereo Radio

Stereo Radio
Raymond Loewy       1968       Stereo Radio In the Sixties, German radio stations began broadcasting stereophonic programs. It was the perfect t...

Office Furniture

Office Furniture
Norman Foster        1986       Office table When the company designer of an Italian furniture maker that specialized in technology rather than ...

Wall Storage Unit

Wall Storage Unit
Dorothée Becker            1969                Wall storage panel Originally conceived as a toy to teach children about geometric shapes, this imm...

Rolling Container

Rolling Container
Joe Colombo               1970                Rolling Container  Designers create objects for everybody, not only for themselves. But even if th...

Outdoor Chair

Outdoor Chair
Konstantin Grcic         2003             Outdoor Chair With as many facets as the colorful career of its German creator, this chair dazzles with ...

Computer

Computer
Frogdesign      1988              Computer A central question in design is not how to do something well, but how to do it better. That was the dic...

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...