This article compiles expert designers’ opinion on timeless designs. They discuss on products becoming classics and timeless because these artifacts respond better to technological, social and cultural factors, remaining in the memories and preferences of consumers. My take is that timeless is subjective because as artifacts mediate between technology and society/culture, they should evolve and enable user growth. Timeless design is one that can be tailored to the social and cultural aspirations and technological changes on time, remaining as favorite and desired.
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