"enduring design is the result of products that last because they fulfill their purpose, do not intrude beyond their function, and are not superfluous beyond their nature."
View Hugh Newell Jacobsen's "Architects' Choice" picks in the slideshow at left.
timeless design objects
Barcelona chair: “This chair, designed in 1929 by the great architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is the best ever.”
1998 Jaguar: “The last of a well-designed line of elegant cars.”
Crate & Barrel Crescent glass: “A circle in plan and a square in elevation. friendly to the hand.”
iPhone: “Just what it wants to be!”