“If you go into any high-street retailer and look at the consumer electronics, you are confronted by a sea of banal, ugly products which relate to nothing in the world except the other products next to them on the shelf.”
The words of some trendy arty farty designer type with no concept of real-world constraints? No actually they come from Mark Delaney, design manager at Samsung Design Europe – a company with both feet firmly on the ground. In this excellent article for Icon magazine he sets out his vision for better-looking domestic electronic goods. OK it’s nothing we haven’t heard before, but interesting nevertheless.