Modern Classics: What looks as cool today as it did when it was first designed 50+ years ago

I'll start: the Fender Stratocaster

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Frank Lloyd Wright houses look modern today even though they were designed nearly 100 years ago!

these

Magic 8 ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

robots.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Star trek.....

coca cola

Blue Jeans.

A can of Spam.

Looks cool = I don't count anything that sounds or tastes good.

Fiat 500 (cinquecento - the original one)

Old sports cars, pickup trucks, fire trucks in general

AK-47

Legos

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Several examples of Japanese and Scandinavian cutlery and cookware from the 1950s

Falling Water

 

 

Maybe I should start a separate one for things that are 50+ years old but look like they were designed yesterday. Of course, the stratocaster guitar again. Frank Lloyd Wright homes. Things like that. Well, why not when you post, say whether you're offering something in the "cool" category I first proposed or in the "looks totally modern today even though it was designed 50+ years ago."

                        CIRCA 1960

the Leica M series.

 

Then:

Now:

My 1948 Chevy pickup.

I drove one in high school, body is straighter on yours.

The Slinky !!!

 

 

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