Apple MacIntosh (1984)
Designed by Hartmut Esslinger, frogdesign
Apple Computer 1984 to 1987
An infamous, ominous Super Bowl TV commercial marked the debut of Apple's MacIntosh computer -- an ad that riffed on the eerie, totalitarian future predicted in George Orwell's novel 1984. But the Macintosh's revolutionary desktop design signaled the future of home computing: compact, user-friendly machines.