Meet Sphinx

Named the Sphinx Station, with ‘Sphinx’ in Russian serving as an abbreviation for Short for Super Functional Integrated Communicative System, the system was designed by Azrikan in 1987 in collaboration with A.Kolotushkin and V. Goessen, following an assignment from the… Read More ›

The Hall 1 Typewriter

Thomas Hall, a Brooklyn engineer, invented this first index typewriter. A typewriter with no keyboard that requires one to use a selector (the black handle) to choose the characters when typing. It is housed in a handsome mahogany case with… Read More ›

The ZX81

In 1981 : The ZX81 was launched. It was produced by Sinclair Research and manufactured in Dundee, Scotland by Timex Corporation… tweeted here. Many memories of wondering what this product was at the time. I was 11 and it took… Read More ›

Mid-century inspired art

Jeremy Booth has hit onto something very special with his illustrations. His mid-century inspired art could find a place on a wall, a phone or anywhere else. I don’t quite know how to describe it, but it is captivating.

The Original iPod

Love this video of the original iPad from Stephen Hackett. Looks like Apple could not be so obsessed with a slim design back then, but it still has some serious design chops.