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Designer of the IBM ThinkPad has died

2:11 am on Jan 7, 2016 (gmt 0)

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The ThinkPad’s answer to Johny Ive has died. Richard Sapper, a German industrial designer who orchestrated the look of the iconic laptop for IBM, was 83 years old.

He designed lots more stuff - you can read his obituary here. [read the article for that link]

We shall focus our commemoration on the IBM ThinkPad, which hit the business world in 1992 and quickly became a design favourite.


One of my better choices for a laptop, loved it and it's iterations, even and up to the Lenovo versions....

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