Keyboard design by Sam Lucente, with John Karidis, and Robert P. Tennant, Overall design language by Richard Sapper, IBM Corporation

ThinkPad 701 Portable Computer


International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY
Plastic casing
closed: 1 3/4 x 9 11/16 x 7 7/8" (4.5 x 24.6 x 20 cm) opened: 9 1/8 x 11 1/2 x 7 7/8" (23.2 x 29.2 x 20 cm)
Gift of the manufacturer
Object number
© 2017 Sam Lucente, Richard Sapper, Robert P. Tennant, and IBM Corporation.
Architecture and Design
This work is not on view.
IBM Corporation has 4 works online.
John Karidis has 1 work online.
Sam Lucente has 16 works online.
Richard Sapper has 17 works online.
Robert P. Tennant has 1 work online.
There are 9,565 design works online.
There are 2,473 product design works online.

Licensing of MoMA images and videos is handled by Art Resource (North America) and Scala Archives (all other geographic locations). All requests should be addressed directly to those agencies, which supply high-resolution digital image files provided to them directly by the Museum.

Requests for permission to reprint text from MoMA publications should be addressed to

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to