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    Discussion in 'Industrial design' started by Camid, Dec 5, 2011.

    1. Camid

      Camid Well-Known Member

      Aug 2009
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      So here are the new additions to the Design Museum collection - good? bad? daft?
      What do you think? (Its about time the Walkman was included)

      Road signs
      - Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert, UK, 1960

      Arcade Machine - Space Invaders, Tomohiro Nishikado, Taito, Japan, c.1978

      Rifle - Kalashnikov AK-47, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Unknown Manufacturer, Soviet Union, 1945-1946

      LookSoFlat prototype lamp - Stefan Geisbauer, Ingo Maurer, Germany, 2010

      3D Mouse Novint Falcon - Novint Technologies, U.S., 2006

      Portable Radio - Regency TR-1, Texas Instrument, U.S., 1954

      Type Writer - Valentine, Ettore Sottsass, Olivetti, Italy, 1969

      The Face Magazine - 1980-2004

      Ipogeo Lamp - Joe Wentworth, Artemide, Italy, 2009

      Children's Chair - Tripp Trapp Peter Opsvik, Stokke, Norway, 1972

      Kindle Electronic Book Reader - Kindle 3, Amazon, U.S., 2007

      Sony Portable Cassette Player - TPS L2 Walkman, Nobutoshi Kihara Sony, Japan, 1979

      Portable CD Player D50 MK׀׀ - Discman, Sony, Japan, 1984

      Mini Disc Recorder MZ1 - Sony, Japan, 1992

    3. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

      Jul 2009
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      Went to the Design Museum a couple of years ago for the first time and expected it to be absolutely brilliant but thought it was a really small and a bit rubbish actually. That said, most things in the list look like worthy additions (although lamps & chairs are a bit of a yawn as far as I'm concerned).

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