When your ideas spread widely, and not just in your own industry, but in industries that have nothing to do with yours, that is really a mark of success.
Check this image of a line of chairs from Design Within Reach. Apart from, again, (in this reporteris opinion) a slightly better taste in colors than the original Apple product, we think the inspiration is clear to see.
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Letis hear it for Jonathan Ive, the Apple design group, and their incredible influence around the world. You can find more information on these chairs at the companyis Web site.