Inside Susan Kare’s sketchbooks are the makings of Mac’s graphic interfaces

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The Design Museum’s latest show California: Designing Freedom looks at the story arc of the US state that has gone from countercultural epicentre to innovation hub. Amid the political posters, photographs of Burning Man, artwork for Blade Runner, LSD blotting paper and Waymo’s self-driving car, the exhibition dedicated a section to the Apple Macintosh. Amid that is a collection of rough sketches drawn on squared paper by Susan Kare, that show the ideation of the symbols used in the Apple interface. To get more insight to this small but fascinating element of the show, we spoke to curator Brendan McGetrick.

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