From Lyon to Poland, the model with the crunchy apple is making its mark in museums and telling the secrets and techniques of its 46 years of existence between emblematic objects, well-liked icons, and genius creators.
“The people who are crazy enough to assume they will change the world are the ones who do.” It's with this quote from Steve Jobs, announced on the web site, that the Apple Museum in Poland opened on Might 28. An occasion in itself, installed in the Norblin manufacturing unit in Warsaw. The collection is introduced as probably the most full in Europe, with 1,600 legendary design items, retracing the computer epic of the Cupertino, California-based big, founded in 1976, on 350 m². Every little thing is there: Apple 1, Apple II, Apple III, Lisa, Macintosh 128Okay, iMac G3, iPod, iPhone, software program, posters, and other commemorative artifacts. Totally different reveals will showcase the gadgets periodically, supported by interactive panels and over 100 hours of video. A dwelling museum to study and contact the historical past of one of the five GAFAM manufacturers that dominate the world.
Queen of icons
On the Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication in Lyon, the consideration is given to the American Susan Kare, who humanized and gave a smile to the pc by way of the first personal and revolutionary Macintosh in 1982. The iconographer, graphic designer, and pioneer of pixel art has created many icons (“hiya,” glad Mac, the trash can, the bomb…) and fonts (Geneva, Chicago, Monaco…) that everybody is aware of. If she made her debut with Steve Jobs at Apple and then NeXT, she has also labored on tasks for Microsoft and IBM. She also designed the virtual presents at Fb, prefiguring the emojis and the pin at Pinterest. That is her first international retrospective, on view by means of to September 18. “Icons” mixes previous, current, and future, tracing her analysis and rules of “financial system of expression,” to raised present how at present the whole world communicates in pictures.
Launch on Might 28, 2022
Until September 18, 2022
& Nathalie Dassa