If iconicity is about being recognizable, then Philippe Starck’s Juicy Salif lemon squeezer is a quintessentially iconic design. Its unique shape has not been seen before or since, even though it is imbued with multiple references and has been exceptionally influential. But, Starck’s Juicy Salif is nothing but recognizable: it barely functions as a lemon squeezer, and therefore its main purpose is to appear, to be noticed and to be recognized.
|Title of host publication||Iconic Designs|
|Subtitle of host publication||50 Stories about 50 Things|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Sept 2014|
- Design History
- Italian studies