The History of Industrial Design [Infographic]

When people think of industrial design, Jony Ive’s Apple products often come to mind. They are gadgets with the user experience at the core of the design process. The older crowd also consider Dieter Rams to be a pioneer in this space.

And he certainly was. Rams designed many innovative products for Braun and Vitsœ that married beauty with sturdy functionality.

But the genesis of industrial design goes well before that, as you’ll see in this infographic by the Retrojan, manufacturers of Scandinavian furniture.

History of Industrial Design infographic


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