Recent Acquisitions from the Design Collection

Feb 16–May 24, 1995


IMEC. Diagram of Neural Net: Foveated, Retina-like Sensor. 1989. Manufacturer: IMEC, USA, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Computer-generated plot on paper, 36 1/4 × 36 1/4″ (92.1 × 92.1 cm). Gift of University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Kate Keller

Some forty contemporary objects, designed and acquired in the past decade, underscore the continuing commitment to outstanding design that has unified the collection since its beginning. The objects on display range from computer microchip diagrams to a computer keyboard, from children's seats to wheelchairs, and from office furniture to the Ferrari Formula One racing car.


  • Master checklist 19 pages

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