Heightening awareness of design-driven objects.

Product design quiz. Date of origin.

can you guess date of realization?
left: peter behrens



left: werner max moser



left: sophie taeuber arp



left: rossler porzellen



left: paul burri



many of these objects seem sensible and elegant solutions, in response to human needs. what makes their date of origin a bit tricky to nail down? curious about the designer’s design criteria at the time and wondering how history plays into the solutions. [images from the collections of the museum für gestaltung zurich]


answers: 1) 1900 2) 1900 3) 1902 4) 1905 5) 1909 6) 1918 7) 1918 8) 1923 9) 1928 10) 1930s 11) 1929 12) 1931 13) 1931 14) 1933 15) 1934 16) 1935 17) 1936 18) 1938 19) 1944 20) 1945 21) 1952 22) 1955 23) 1955 24) 1957 25) 1948 26) 2008 27) 2008





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