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Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products

Book Description

What makes a product successful? How it looks? The way it functions? Its ease of use? Or do factors like price and marketing dominate? In a quest to find answers to these questions, Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of 100 innovative products, from well-known classics to contemporary objects of desire.

Table of Contents

  1. Deconstructing Product Design
  2. Cover
  3. Introduction
  4. 9093 Kettle
  5. Absolut Vodka Bottle
  6. Aeron Chair
  7. AIBO ERS-110
  8. AJ Cutlery
  9. Angled Measuring Cup
  10. Ball Clock
  11. Ball Vacuum Cleaner
  12. BeoCom 2 Phone
  13. Bratz Doll
  14. Bubble Lamp
  15. Cabbage Patch Kids
  16. Cameleon Stroller
  17. Cifra 3 Clock
  18. City Hall Clock
  19. ClearRx Pill Bottle
  20. Coca-Cola “Contour” Bottle
  21. Coldspot Refrigerator
  22. Crescent Adjustable Wrench
  23. Cristal Ballpoint Pen
  24. Crocs Shoes
  25. Diamond Chair
  26. Dish Soap Bottle
  27. Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil
  28. Egg Bird Feeder
  29. Forehead Thermometer
  30. FuBar Functional Utility Bar
  31. Garbino Trash Can
  32. Glock 17 Pistol
  33. Good Grips Peeler
  34. HomeHero Kitchen Fire Extinguisher
  35. Hug Salt and Pepper Shakers
  36. HurriQuake Nail
  37. iBOT Mobility System
  38. il Conico Kettle
  39. IN-50 Coffee Table
  40. iPhone
  41. iPod 5G
  42. Jaipur Foot
  43. Jawbone Wireless Headset
  44. Jelly Fish Watch GK 100
  45. Joystick CX40
  46. Juicy Salif
  47. Kryptonite-4 Bicycle Lock
  48. LC4 Chaise Longue
  49. LCW Chair
  50. LED Watch PH-1055
  51. Lil’ Pup Dog Bowl
  52. Lounge Chair and Ottoman
  53. Macintosh
  54. Maglite Flashlight
  55. Model 302-F1 Telephone
  56. Moka Express
  57. MoneyMaker Pump
  58. Mouse M0100
  59. Museum Watch
  60. Natural Nurser Baby Bottle
  61. No. 5 Flacon
  62. Officer’s Knife
  63. O-Series Scissors
  64. PalmPilot
  65. Pencil Sharpener
  66. Phonosuper SK 4
  67. Pleo
  68. Pocket Survival Tool
  69. POM Wonderful Bottle
  70. Post-It Note
  71. Pot-in-Pot Cooler
  72. Power Mac G4 Cube
  73. Q-Drum
  74. RAZR V3 Phone
  75. Remote Control — Series 1
  76. Roomba Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
  77. Round Thermostat
  78. Rubik’s Cube
  79. Safety Razor
  80. Segway i2
  81. Selectric Typewriter
  82. Silent Cello SVC-200
  83. Sixtant Electric Shaver
  84. Soda King Siphon
  85. Sonicare Toothbrush
  86. Stand Mixer
  87. StarTAC Mobile Phone
  88. SX-70 Camera
  89. THUMP 2 Sunglasses
  90. Titanium Series Padlock
  91. Tizio Table Lamp
  92. TMX Tickle Me Elmo
  93. TOUCH! Tableware
  94. Transistor Radio TR-610
  95. Tykho AM/FM Radio
  96. Variable Balans Stool
  97. Vespa 150 GS
  98. Walkman TPS-L2
  99. Wiggle Chair
  100. Wii
  101. XO-1 Laptop
  102. Zippo Cigarette Lighter
  103. ZX81
  104. Contributors
  105. References
  106. Index
  107. Acknowledgments
  108. Credits
  109. About the Authors