From Don Norman’s essay In praise of good design:
This page illustrates products that have some special positive characteristic worthy of comment. I am looking for more examples, so please send ideas, comments, and suggestions to products AT jnd.org. Photographs too, if you can get them (beware of copyrights)
(via Web Word ) There are some lovely looking and innovative designs/products listed in the essay.
While you’re there, check out his list of recommended readings as well. Oh, and the essays. I’d better stop before this gets ugly.