Apple I (1976)
It's the dawn of Silicon Valley, the spring of 1976, and Apple releases the Apple I, designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak and financed by Steve Jobs selling his VW van. The rough design tells the story of a couple of young engineers-entrepreneurs bootstrapping a great idea out of a garage. It screams American capitalism at its best.
"The evolution of the Apple Mac computers is a timeline of Silicon Valley," says graphic designer Steve Yamaguma of Design2Market.