Apple Made A Desk??
Snazzy Labs talks about one of the lesser-known Mac accessories: the MacTable. Released in 1984 alongside the 128K Macintosh, it has a longer and more storied history than you might expect.
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The original Macintosh released in 1984 changed the world. It was the first computer to bring a GUI, mouse, and windowing system to the mass market. Sure, machines from Xerox and others existed before-in classic Apple fashion, nothing they created was novel. But it was polished, it was targeted at "normal people" rather than tech enthusiasts that had previously dominated the home computer sales market and it was designed "right." It wasn't resorted to the basement dweller's lair, rather at the centerpiece of the home. As one might expect, accessories for the device became very numerous and in 1984, the MacTable was released. Partial drawing table, partial computer desk, partial... well, who knows what the heck it was for? Designed by famous industrial designer Jacob Jensen of Bang & Olufsen fame, it isn't just your average desk. Let's take a look at it in 2021. #Macintosh #RetroTech #IndustrialDesign