Eclectic Curiosity

Posted on September 22nd, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

Leading by Design: For the better part of the 20th century, the vacuum cleaner industry has used the same principle for collecting dust introduced in 1901.  Only the physical look was “repackaged.”  It took a designer to revolutionize the technology and insist that the function drive the design.

Dyson Fills a Vacuum, an @issue article about those bagless dual-cyclone vacuum cleaners, the $2 billion market they’ve created, and the vacuum manufacturers that were too comfortable with filter bags to recognize a fresh new design when presented with one.

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