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Eight years ago AEG engineers realized that a dishwasher is never better than its rotating spray arm, so they perfected it. From technology to culture, the arm has played the lead role. It's time to celebrate that. Welcome to State of the Arm. 

A Firefighter's Dream

BY Yanko Design POSTED ON February 04, 2011

Designers: Scott Summit

The PyroPack can turn a human being into a firefighting super hero thanks to the amazing arm design. The backpack holds the drychem to snuff out fires but it's the armored plated arm that shoots it out. Dispensing it from the arm is the most logical choice in designing the PyroPack.

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An Arm To A Blade

BY Yanko Design POSTED ON February 04, 2011

Designer: Sycamore


Sometimes inspiration for an arm can come from the most unlikely of places. If you were lucky enough to grow up around a sycamore maple tree, you will remember how fun it was to throw the fallen pods up into the air to watch them gracefully helicopter their way back to the ground.

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Apple's (in)Famous Arm

BY Yanko Design POSTED ON February 04, 2011

Designer: Jonathan Ive for Apple
Photography: Kevin Coté



The iMac G4 or as it was more affectionately known, "iLamp" was a major step in industrial design. Although many remember it most for its flat screen and hemisphere shaped CPU, it was the arm that figuratively and literally brought those two components together. That single piece of engineering enabled a user to position the screen at almost an angle with very little effort. The arm had to be strong enough to hold the weight of an LCD screen, yet provide little resistance to a hand articulating it.

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Arms of Destruction

BY Yanko Design POSTED ON February 04, 2011


Designers: Erol Kursani, Florian Wille, Anton Weichselbraun, Bernhard Ranner

There's no doubt who the star of this show is. The Kaputt.R demolition robot has one menacing looking arm but wait for it… there's two of them. Yes this robot has massive arms of destruction but no need to worry because this is not one of our future robot overlords. This robot is on our side.

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ROCKING WITH STATE OF THE ARM

DJ Akilles is a an artist and award-winning DJ. In this video he shares some of his experiences using a tone arm and how to set it.



To learn more about the tone arm read the story In Pursuit of the Perfect Sound.

 

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