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Design Classics

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(75 votes)
10 questions
English
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Can you name these design classics?
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What is this design classic from the fifties called?

The Egg

The Ant

The Butterfly

The Swan

Hard  33% got this right

The original Egg was created by the Danish designer Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen.
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This iconic piece is a ...?

Fender Stratocaster

Gibson Les Paul

Gretsch Electromatic

Rickenbacker 325

Hard  23% got this right

Jimi Hendrix upstaged everyone at 1967’s Monterey International Pop Music Festival by setting his "Strat" on fire. 
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What is the name of this beauty?

Jaguar E-Type

Citroën DS

Lamborghini Countach

Maserati Boomerang

41% got this right

The Jaguar E-Type ranked first in The Daily Telegraph online list of the world's "100 most beautiful cars" of all time.
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What is this model designed in 1952 called ?

Wayfarer

Aviator

Champions

Clubmaster

Hard  23% got this right

Ray-Ban considered discontinuing the style in 1981. However, after Tom Cruise wore them in Risky Business sales soared.
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What is the name of this item by Louis Poulsen?

PH 5

Artichoke

Flowerpot

PH Snowball

Hard  24% got this right

The PH 5 lamp has been so popular in Denmark that it has been claimed that every Danish family has at least one.
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What is the name of this modern classic?

Noguchi

Arch

Burano

Wetter

Hard  18% got this right

Introduced by Herman Miller in 1947, the Noguchi table is one of the company's most iconic and successful designs.
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What is this building?

Guggenheim Museum

Charles de Gaulle Airport

Niterói Art Museum

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Hard  21% got this right

In 1945 Life Magazine wrote about the Guggenheim "New Art Museum Will Be New York's Strangest Building".
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What are these?

Chuck Taylor All Star

Air Jordan

Hoops

Sk8-Hi

44% got this right

If you look closely at the training montage from Rocky, you’ll see he's wearing ”Chucks”.
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What is her name?

Anna G

Anna E

Anna F

Anna H

Hard  30% got this right

The design was inspired by a real person, Anna Gili, a friend and fellow designer to its creator Alessandro Mendini.
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What's the name of this design classic?

Anglepoise

Signal

Tizio

Tolomeo

Hard  28% got this right

The Anglepoise lamp is one of the most recognisable designs of the 20th century. It has looked the same since 1931.