50 years of frog design

In 2019, renowned internation design firm frog (formerly frogdesign) is celebrating 50 years of work. On their website you can peruse a concise and stunning gallery with 50 examples of what they consider their “most awe-inspiring, game-changing and award-winning entries in their portfolio, yet”.

Among these entries there’s a section of great interest for historians, enthusiasts and long-time Infinite Loop users, The Apple Era.

Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation in Design - frog – The Apple Era (edited)

Almost forty years ago, from 1982 to 1986 frog helped define and shape the industrial design identity of the Apple // and Macintosh line, contributing directly, among others, to groundbreaking products such as the Apple //c IIgs, the Macintosh SE, II and the first LaserWriter.

In the second half of the 80s the studio followed Apple cofounder Steve Jobs in his NeXT venture, coming up with the stylish black cubic NeXT workstation and its related peripherals such as the equally dark monitor and laser printer.

As a bonus you can access extra content by downloading the free frog50 app for iPhones, iPads and iPod touchs (running iOS 9.0 or later). Just run the app and point the camera towards some of the images in the gallery, such as the Apple IIc, to discover nice extra graphical tidbits.

Wednesday 10 April 2019, 12:00 pm
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