Sybold van Ravesteyn, Lamp, 1926. From The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction, Vitra Design Museum, 2010. Via Phaidon
Russell Patterson, cover artwork for Life magazine, 1928. USA. Source
Marianne Brandt, Candlestick, 1929-32. Via Quittenbaum.
Severin Jonassen, design for flatware, made for Russell Wright, 1933-35. Watercolor. USA. Via Cooper Hewitt
Herbert Leupin, advertising poster for a potato, 1947. Switzerland.
Alfred Neweczeral, Rex Potato Peeler, 1947/48. Switzerland. Source
Edward McKnight Kauffer, poster artwork for New Shell Lubricating Oils, 1937.
Jean Carlu, cover artwork for Vanity Fair, 1931. Condé Nast Publications. AD: Mehemed Fehmy Agha. Source
Rupprecht Geiger, Color Space, Installation for Red, 1985. Initially made for the Gallery Waßermann, now it is part of the Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt, Germany.
Bob Dylan on the cover of a Rolling Stone parody, playing Trivial Pursuit, 1985. Via PastPrint
Seymour Chwast, Bestial Bold, from “Push Pin Graphic No. 83” issued 1980, reproduced in the Chronicle Books compilation, The Push Pin Graphic, 2004, written by Chwast and edited by Steve Heller. Source
Alan Aldridge, Cover of Design Journal, 1968. England. Source. Read the magazine (and many others) online via vads
Ettore Sottsass. SMAU desk chairs, 1970. Made by Poltronova, Italy. Designed for the international exhibition for Information and communication technique SMAU in Milan. It received a first price. Via Quittenbaum
Verner Panton, Curve fabric panel, 1974. FOR MIRA-X AG, Suhr. Via Quittenbaum