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1987

  • Work on this object began.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Touchware PC Translator (Prototype) Translator, 1987

This is a Translator. It was designed by Robin Chu and Bob Yuan and manufactured by Newex, Inc. and firm: ID Two. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arango Design Foundation. It is credited Gift of Arango Design Foundation.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 12.4 x 15.8 x 14.5 cm (4 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Touchware PC Translator (Prototype) Translator, 1987; Designed by Robin Chu and Bob Yuan; USA; plastic; Overall: 12.4 x 15.8 x 14.5 cm (4 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.); Gift of Arango Design Foundation; 1994-31-12

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