by Freddy Tran Nager, founder of Atomic Tango + Industrial Design Lover (usually)…
I’m stricken with horror. Can barely move. May need years of therapy and bourbon shots.
I just saw the single ugliest tech product ever made. One of Fujifilm’s competitors must have kidnapped their industrial designers and perpetrated this as a means to sabotage the brand. I close my eyes, but this mutant is seared upon my retinas. Apparently, the design inspiration was the larval spawn of a radioactive pig from the planet Masticated Gum.
I don’t care what it’s capable of doing. Just. Make. It. Go. Away.
Update 9/14/16: My friend John Fitzgerald sent me this image of a lifeform from the David Cronenberg film ExistenZ, and I must say, the resemblance to the Fujifilm Instax is uncanny: