Memorable Product Design
de Wolfgang Joensson
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More than one hundred remarkable product designs from all areas, including household appliances, everyday objects, furniture, entertainment technology and office equipment, are presented in this collection. Accompanying the images are well-researched and charming vignettes about each product, with amusing insights and fun tidbits of information about its time and place. Each one informs how design has been influenced by changes in technology, science, and society. While these products were considered innovative at their inception, all have withstood the test of time and many are still, remarkably, in use today.
Whether you are drawn to this book because of an interest in design or a penchant for nostalgia and the objects that trigger memoriesor bothyou will undoubtedly recognize quite a few of these products. Maybe they were part of your childhood or represent your ideal in design; certainly, they will evoke a sense of the familiar.Iconix is an engaging and accessible presentation of the history of product design, providing an extensive catalog of the most memorable product designs of the past 150 years.