Dimensions: 62mm x 118mm x 25 mm / 4.5″ x 2.5″ x 1″ Power:
Made in: Japan
At the time, the Logos 9 was the world’s smallest printing calculator. It was also Olivetti’s first LCD model. The printing mechanism disappears from view when the display section is closed. One of the great examples of minimalist design.
Future Forms is attempting to document the best in industrial design as it relates to consumer electronics. There is definitely more attention paid to design today but these past products deserve more credit than they are given. I feel these designs were ahead of their time and still hold up today. My hope is that by making this site open to contributions, we can learn more about both the products and the individuals that made them.