Critical Report Of Product Design ‘Juicy Salif ’ Lemon Squeezer

Yuxuan Sha


This critical report is an evaluation of the contribution made by well-known Juicy Salif lemon squeezer in terms of its practicality, aesthetics, innovation and economy, which is designed by Philippe Starck. Although most of the controversial commentaries surrounding this product is the lack of practicality as a functional product, Juicy Salif lemon squeezer is considered to have made significant contributions to the consumer society and postmodern design in terms of aesthetics, innovation and economy. This report will critically analyze the contributions of the lemon squeezer to these four field. It concludes that the lemon squeezer actually provides three main contributions. One, that aesthetics not only attracts consumers but also improves the value of the product, and second, that innovation beyond the traditional design form and concept, leading the design towards the direction
of emotional interaction between products and consumers, and lastly, that it has had a positive effect on multiple aspects of the economy.


Juicy Salif lemon squeezer; Practicality; Aesthetics; Innovation; Economy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v9i5.2021


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