Steve Jobs had an immense impact on the design of products that reached far beyond Apple. The explosion of celebrity chefs has amplified the need for restaurants to not only deliver a delicious meal, but one that is well plated ready for an Instagram post. Last year, I used a black plastic Marriott laundry bag in a dimly lit room and was astounded to look into the bag and see it glowing inside. The bag was designed with a topographical map of florescent lines allowing light to be amplified into the bag showing the contents. I marveled at the creativity and attention to detail that was included in something as simple as a disposable laundry bag. Someone at Marriott was paying attention to their customer and trying to figure out how to make their experience better and an elegant design solved a problem. We immediately figure out things that didn't receive the same discernment everyday, but it is important to acknowledge when you come across a product that fits your hand perfectly, the web site that fully answers your questions or in a product that has been refined to its simplest form. I am sure the company would love to hear your positive feedback. Go click on "Contact Us"; they are waiting.
How did you encounter this product? How does the company apply this design to other products? What product surprised you as an elegant solution? How have competitors adopted this same design solution? How can this design be applied to other products or industries? What other question should be asked?