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Tomorrow’s headline, today:

For Every iPod, There Is A Pair Of Hammer Pants
American design isn’t perfect. We take a look at how some of the country’s most classic designs share a sensibility with its most grievous offenses.
(Pictured Above) The Gem paper clip was a miracle of industrial efficiency. (Red arrow means thumbs up!) Microsoft’s Clippy made every day less efficient for Windows users (bad Clippy!).
Take a look at more good and bad product design.

Tomorrow’s headline, today:

United States of Design 2011

For Every iPod, There Is A Pair Of Hammer Pants

American design isn’t perfect. We take a look at how some of the country’s most classic designs share a sensibility with its most grievous offenses.

(Pictured Above) The Gem paper clip was a miracle of industrial efficiency. (Red arrow means thumbs up!) Microsoft’s Clippy made every day less efficient for Windows users (bad Clippy!).

Take a look at more good and bad product design.