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The Best of the 21st Century: Products

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

Bad Apple: Evaluating The Tech Company’s Sustainability

With billions in assets, Apple could have a huge influence in global sustainability. But it has yet to do anything to make its products more sustainable.

“Apple Alert” Joseph G. Brin © 2012 In response to Stephan Clambaneva’s remarks about Apple’s recycling efforts, I mostly disagree with what he’s saying, not because I think he’s wrong, but I tend to have a different meter for sustainability than others, especially industrial designers. The part of Stephan’s defense of Apple I most agree with is that people don’t…

The Children of Raymond Loewy

­A curious lineage exists between the dapper Frenchman and today’s contemporary stars of industrial design, from Philippe Starck to Jonathan Ive.

­A curious lineage exists between the dapper Frenchman and today’s contemporary stars.