Industrial Design

  • Celebrating George Nelson, Lead Designer for Herman Miller

    Celebrating George Nelson, Lead Designer for Herman Miller

    I came across some lovely photos of some vintage Herman Miller pieces today (h/t @architeckure on Threads). This lead me down a rabbit hole of the designer at Herman Miller who created these workstations. The man behind the desk (so to speak), is George Nelson. He was a lead industrial designer at Herman Miller from…

  • Photos of the rare P-series iPhone prototypes running Acorn OS

    Photos of the rare P-series iPhone prototypes running Acorn OS

    The iPhone has no doubt been a crazy success since the early days. But how did the iPhone end up being such a success? Speculation, rumors and the lack of a design-first company in the market left Apple wide-open to squeeze into a already crowding market of cell phones and catalyze the smartphone industry into…

  • The 40th Anniversary of the Sony Walkman

    The 40th Anniversary of the Sony Walkman

    An arrow can lose its feathers but not its point.

  • Jony Ive is Leaving Apple

    Jony Ive is Leaving Apple

    From The Verge: Apple’s chief design officer Jonathan Ive is departing the company, bringing an end to a tenure spent crafting some of technology’s most influential products, including the iPhone. Ive is leaving his official role at Apple “to form an independent design company which will count Apple among its primary clients.” The company is…

  • Prospectus, from Lost Type Co-op

    Prospectus, from Lost Type Co-op

    From Lost Type Co-op: pro·spec·tus: noun A document that advertises a product, service, venture, institution, or event for the purpose of attracting potential clients, investors, participants, etc. A new and bold contemporary serif typeface, with optical sizes, designed by Dave Bailey, exclusively from The Lost Type Co‑op. A lovely, light-hearted typeface. Full of spirit and…