OT: Original iMac ad influences
katheryn.swynford at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 10:04:06 CDT 2008
Exactly. And very obviously, which is why I want to highlight it.
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:23 AM, Lynn Fredricks
<lfredricks at proactive-intl.com> wrote:
> The iMac's colors and varying shapes were consumer product designs applied
> to computers. The concept of doing something like this is not new - taking
> working, successful product qualities and applying them to a new class of
> products. This was how the Jello Pudding Pop was born.
> The iMac wasn't the first to do this, though they are without a doubt the
> most successful at crossing not only the technical boundaries but also
> cultural ones as well. Ive seen "consumerized" electronics from Japan since
> first going there in the late '80s, and computers a few years later
> thereafter. But I know it all started there well before that.
> Best regards,
> Lynn Fredricks
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