Braun RT 20 tube radio (1961), designed by Dieter Rams. (via)
This design looks absolutely contemporary even 40 years later. If you’re in San Francisco, don’t miss the exhibit on Rams’s work at Braun, "Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams" at SFMOMA through February 20. Online you can see galleries of Rams’s designs most anywhere, but here are a few to get you started: 1, 2, 3.