Founded in 1948 by Jean Cassegrain, Longchamp is a French luxury leather goods company, mostly known for its iconic Le Pliage bag.
Designed in 1972 by architect Frank Gehry as part of the Easy Edges furniture series, the Wiggle Side Chair is the most iconic cardboard chair.
Designed in 1966 by Warren Platner and originally introduced by Knoll International, the Platner wire series are icons of modern furniture.
Designed in 1962 by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the famous Taccia lamp is the most iconic table lamp for indirect lighting.
Founded in 1920 by William Peter Dehen, Dehen Knitting Company is a manufacturer of classic heavyweight college apparel.
Introduced in 1969 by the Raleigh Bicycle Company of Nottingham, England, the Raleigh Chopper is the most iconic children’s bicycle.
Founded in 1957 by Luigi Borrelli, Luigi Borrelli is an Italian menswear brand from Naples, Italy, mostly known for its luxurious shirts.
Founded in 1857 as the Furt and Packard Shoe Company and soon thereafter named Field and Flint Company, FootJoy is the number one seller of golf shoes and gloves in the United States.
Founded in 1976 by Carlo Ernesto Valente as a restart of the Faema company, Vibiemme is a manufacturer of espresso machines, best known for its appliances for domestic use.
Founded in 1956 by Reyn McCullough as Reyns Men’s wear, Reyn Spooner is a fashion company, mostly known for its iconic Hawaiian shirts.
Founded in 1932 by blacksmith Anders Winther, Winther is a manufacturer of quality bikes for kids and adults, mostly known for its iconic model 405 tricycle.
Founded in 1905 by Charles Beckman, Red Wing is an American footwear company based in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Anyone can make a gratuitous list of 50 iconic objects. Or curate a subjective list of 100 pretty things. These lists will all include usual suspects such as the Porsche 911 and the Barbour waxed jacket.
An iconic object is something extremely successful and admired. It is coveted by everybody, the flagship model. However, it can also be a representative of an object category.
Pick me up a blender on your way back from work, my girlfriend asked me. And there I stood, in a heavily lit kitchen appliance shop in front of fifteen neatly polished blenders.