IBM's classic Selectric turns 50

New U.S. postage stamp honors the Selectric as an icon of design
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IBM is celebrating the 50th birthday of its iconic Selectric typewriter, which was designed by Eliot Noyes and made its commercial debut on July 31, 1961. Noyes, an architect and industrial designer, served as IBM's consulting designer for 21 years and commissioned many of the period's greatest architects, graphic designers and artists to do work for Big Blue.

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