The Sanyo Tourist line of clothes irons, hair dryers and cookers was a unique line of travel products that was ahead of it’s time. Colorful and compact, they were dual voltage and came with adapters and bags. A must for any world traveler.
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.