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Makoto Nakamura, poster artwork for Shiseido Institute of Beauty Sciences, 1990. Japan.

Timestamp: 1408440289

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Hartmut Esslinger, design concept for Apple, 1980s.

1 | Snow White was the name of the concept, launched in the 1980s. The lines were called Doc, Grumpy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey. This prototype was presented by Esslinger to Jobs and the Top-Management 1982. 2 | Included was a smaller Macintosh, codename Happy. 3 | Modular Touch concept, 1983, ancestor of the IPad. 4 | Apple Lisa as a work bench. 5 | Sketch by Esslinger 6 | BabyMac, final design, 1985. Photo Victor Goico  © Hartmut Esslinger and frog team.

From the book Keep it simple by Arnoldsche Art Publishers. Read more here (en)

Timestamp: 1408438534

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Egon Schiele, Liegender Knabe (Erich Lederer), 1913.Watercolor.  ©Leopold Museum. Vienna.

Erich, here 15 years old, was the son of Schiele’s patron August Lederer and became one of the most important collectors of Schiele’s artwork.

Timestamp: 1408436764

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Egon Schiele, Moa, 1911. Permanent Exhibition of © Leopold Museum, Moa was a dancer and an icon of turn-of-the-century Viennese culture, serving as Schiele’s model for numerous portraits.

Timestamp: 1408434992

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Dieter Rams, Braun TV FS 80, 1964. 📷 © Koichi Okuwaki. Source

Timestamp: 1408433240

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Dieter Rams, Braun Speaker L2, 1958. Photo © Koichi Okuwaki. Source

Timestamp: 1408431486

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D. Stempel AG, Helvetica brochure, no date. Printed in Germany for circulation via Burbank, California. Via Herb Lubalin Centre

Timestamp: 1408429710

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Alvin Lustig, textile design Intaglio, 1948-49. From the Exhibition Designing Home, til Oct 2014: Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Timestamp: 1408427948

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Norman Bel Geddes, Motor Car No. 9, 1933. Photo:Edith Lutyens and Norman Bel Geddes Foundation/Harry Ransom Center, USA. Source

Timestamp: 1408426184

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Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, poster artwork for french line Normandie, 1935. For Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, France.

Timestamp: 1408422695

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Kazumasa Nagai, poster artwork for Adonis Printing Company, 1976. Japan. Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich.

Timestamp: 1408420904

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Dieter Rams, Braun Speaker LE 1, 1959. Photo © Koichi Okuwaki. Source

Timestamp: 1408419145

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Lothar Quinte, Composition of stripes, 1972. Serigraphy. Via Gallerie Bassenge.

Timestamp: 1408417378

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Sven Ivar Dysthe, lounge chair 1001 AF, 1959/60. Made by Dokka Møbler. Photo: Harvik & Høstland. National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo. Drawing, 1959.

The unusual mix of wooden casing and steel legs became the aesthetic feature of Dysthe. From the book Dysthe Design - Swinging 60. (eng/nor). Via Arnoldsche Art Publishers. Have a look inside here.

Timestamp: 1408415623

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Herb Lubalin, U&lc Volume 5, 1978. Via fonts.com blog.

Timestamp: 1408413848