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From Black & Decker and BMW to Yamaha and Nike -- 50 products selected from the winners of the Industrial Design Excellence Awards are deconstructed. Fifty designers describe the chase for the perfect design. Experience the process firsthand: crazy ideas, napkin sketches, tough assignments, and out-of-the-blue inspiration. Find out how streamlined, palm-size, simple, and techno products came together -- whether computer, compact-disk holder, clothespin, or kayak. Here are the latest products and the design ...
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Overview

From Black & Decker and BMW to Yamaha and Nike -- 50 products selected from the winners of the Industrial Design Excellence Awards are deconstructed. Fifty designers describe the chase for the perfect design. Experience the process firsthand: crazy ideas, napkin sketches, tough assignments, and out-of-the-blue inspiration. Find out how streamlined, palm-size, simple, and techno products came together -- whether computer, compact-disk holder, clothespin, or kayak. Here are the latest products and the design heat that went into their creation. This is the story behind the design.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564964762
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/15/2003
  • Series: Design Secrets Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author


The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is the voice of the industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Resolve System for Herman Miller (Olive 1:1, Inc.) 8
Steelcase Leap Chair (Ideo) 12
OXO Good Grips Bottle Stopper/Opener (Refac/Human Factors) 16
Target Toaster (Michael Graves & Associates) 20
OrangeX OJex Manual Citrus Juicer (Smart Design LLC) 24
Quick'N Easy Food Processor (Anderson Design) 28
Ekco Clip'n Stay (Ancona 2, Inc.) 32
Orca Mini Stapler (Ecco Design, Inc) 36
The Royal-Olivetti ASF Paper Shredder (Staubitz Design Associates) 40
MOUSE Sander (Black & Decker) 44
The HeadBlade (The HeadBlade Co.) 48
Flexible Footwear (Design Central) 52
NIKE Triax Running Watches (Astro Studios) 56
SnoWalkers (Bleck Design Group) 60
Sportscope Flex-Fit Bicycle Helmet (Design Workshop, Biokinetics Ltd.) 64
TR5 Stationary Bike (Strategix I.D., Inc.) 68
Hobie Mirage Kayak (Hobie Cat Company) 72
Sea-Doo (Bombardier Recreation Division) 76
Xootr Scooter (Lunar Design) 80
BMW K 1200 LT (BMW Design Team Motorbike) 84
"Scorpio 270" (Design Continuum Italia) 88
ViewMaster Discovery Channel Viewer (Fisher-Price, Inc.) 92
Worm Light (Hauser, Inc.) 96
Logitech Wingman Formula Force (IDEO) 100
Rocket eBook (Palo Alto Products International (now Flextronics)) 104
NewVision TV (Philips Design) 108
ANT-500 Digital Antenna (Thomson Consumer Electronics) 112
Motorola i1000 Wireless Communicator (Motorola Inc.) 116
Infinity Prelude MTS Loudspeaker (Ashcraft Design) 120
Benwin "Executive" Speakers (RKS Design, Inc.) 124
KSM32 Studio Microphone (Cesaroni Design) 128
DeWalt Worksite Radio/Charger (Altitude, Inc.) 132
Yamaha Compact Silent Electric Cello-SVC 200 (Yamaha Corp. of America and Japan) 136
NEC Z1 Personal Computer (Hauser) 140
SmartGlas Flat Panel Display System (Product Insight, Inc.) 144
Stowaway Portable Keyboard (Pentagram Design, Inc.) 148
IntelliMouse Explorer (Microsoft Corp.) 152
Bandit (Speck Product Design) 156
"C" Shell Compact Disc Holder (Design Edge) 160
Hot Plug SCA Hard-Drive Tray (Compaq Computer Corporation) 164
CS 2000 (Symbol Technologies, Inc.) 166
Virtual Ink mimio (Fitch) 170
Eclipse Gasoline Dispenser (Herbst Lazar Bell, Inc.) 174
IR2080 Fleet Air Impact Wrench (Ingersoll-Rand) 178
SC4000 Series Sit-Down Counterbalanced Electric Lift Truck (Crown Equipment Corporation, Design Central, Ergonomic Systems Design, Inc.) 182
HiSonic Head Gear (Designology, Inc.) 186
Signa OpenSpeed MRI (GE Medical Systems) 190
NeuroMetrix NC-stat (Product Genesis) 194
Mixing Station & Syringe Components (Coleman Product Design) 198
The BD Intima II Catheter (BD Medical Design) 202
Directory 206
Credits 208
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