Industrial Design

Herringbone Grill

The Herringbone pattern grill lines channel cooking juices to either of the two pouring spouts and the large power-grip handles optimise manoeuvrability.ย Read More →

Marcel Bruer Cantilever Chair

Marcel Breuer’s Bauhaus minimalism redefined a household basic, making chairs light, strong, and simple by bending metal and combining it with canvas, caning, or leather. He was one of the first people to make chairs out of tubular steel, and his B5 chair is one of two groundbreaking Breuer chairs that were a big change from the overstuffed chairs of the Edwardian era and helped start a new way of looking at furniture. Read More →

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The phrase “Dutch Design” refers to an informal artistic school of design in the Netherlands, particularly in product design. More specifically, the word refers to the design aesthetic used by Dutch designers. Read More →

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Engineer Emil Rathenau founded AEG as the Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft fรผr angewandte Elektrizitรคts (DEG) two years after seeing Edison’s lighting at the Paris Exposition Internationale de l’Electricitรฉ in 1881.Read More →

1933 Marmon 16

Marmon Sixteen was a masterpiece of automotive history, with a 491 cubic inch, all-alloy 16-cylinder engine and modern and tasteful design. The Marmon Sixteen was a unique and innovative design that left a lasting impression on the automotive industry, but its high price tag made it difficult to sell. READ MORERead More →

Longines Pilot Majetek Box Edition

Longines Pilot Majetek is a modern update to its landmark timepiece from 1935. With a fluted bezel, and triangular indicator. READ MORERead More →

Sunlight reflects off the streamlined curves of vintage Electrolux vacuum cleaner

Electrolux was the first electrical appliance manufacturer to produce a horizontal-cylinder vacuum cleaner. Its flexible hose made it possible to clean in places other floor models could not reach. In 1924, the Electrolux vacuum cleaner was successfully introduced in the U.S. READ MORERead More →

Milan Triennial X - Poster

The Milan Triennial X was the Triennial in Milan sanctioned by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE)on 5 November 1953. Its theme was Prefabrication – Industrial Design. It was held at the Palazzo dell’Arte and ran from 28 August 1954 to 22 November 1954.Read More →

Leica classic M2 vintage film camera circa 1962 front view

Leica is a family of 35mm cameras that are considered CLASSICS in terms of design. Around 1913, Oskar Barnack came up with the idea of a small camera that could use regular movie film. The 1930s models F and G were the best examples of the Leica’s design.Read More →

Plymouth ENR designed by Virgil Exner

He was hired to work in the Pontiac design lab after coming to the attention of Harley Earl at General Motors. Later, in 1938, he worked for Raymond Loewy’s design consultant on Studebaker cars, particularly the 1947 Starlight coupรฉ. Loewy received the majority of the critical accolades.ย Read More →

Memphis Group

Memphis was a movement in interior design introduced at the annual Milan Furniture Fair in 1981. It consisted of a group led by Memphis guru Ettore Sottass of avant-garde Italian designers. With outrageous interpretations of traditional furnishings and accessories, Memphis shocked the traditionally quiet industry.Read More →

Long experience meets vast expertise. Longines has created outstanding timepieces as a traditional watchmaker sinceRead More →

Brian Asquith (1930 – 2008) was one of the principal figures in British silversmithing during the 20th century, now regarded as the industryโ€™s heroic age. Read More →

The Lassen brothersโ€™ archive of architecture and furniture design represents the finest qualities of the Danish design tradition and deserves a wider audience.Read More →

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A standard full coffee scoop typically holds two tablespoons of coffee grounds. The traditional standard scoop holds approximately 10 grammes (0.36 ounces) of ground coffee. Take a look at some of our lovely coffee scoops.Read More →

Concorde has a novel shape, consisting of a needle-shaped nose and a "delta wing"

Concorde was developed jointly by British Airways and Air France. Concorde was the first and remained the only supersonic civilian aircraft to be put into commercial service. Read More →

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IDSA’s mission is to provide a platform that both elevates public awareness of design and strengthens the connection between design and business. One of the primary ways we accomplish this is through our vast portfolio of awards programs, which recognize designers for their achievements and contributions to the industrial design profession.Read More →

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Christian Barman’s 1934 HMV Electric Convector Heater is a classic example of Streamline Modern design. The heater’s stepped parabolic curves are both functional and beautiful. Even though it isn’t streamlined in the strictest sense, it still has the look of modern design.Read More →

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Philco was founded in Philadelphia in 1892. In 1929, using assembly-line techniques, the firm produced the first truly low-priced radios. The firm became a leading manufacturer of audio products, adding domestic stoves, refrigerators, air conditioners, and other appliances to its line. In the 1950s, it produced a series of television set housings in historicist cabinets with technologically advanced features and large screens.Read More →

The Moka Express

Designed and Made in Italy

The Moka Express is a straightforward stovetop coffee maker. It unscrews in the centre, and water is poured into the bottom compartment.

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