It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
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|Another Coat Of Wax On The Old Standby||6:15 AM|
There comes a time when a good product category just dies, think telegraph or typewriter, fantastic inventions eclipsed by time and progress. Case in point, the Eclipse phone from Brian Ho does a great job of making everything old look new again. But despite looking like it belongs in Minority Report, it functionally remains the same old, outdated, rapidly aging home phone. Can industrial design save products from nursing homes or is this a lost cause?
Designer: Brian Ho