When you think of something patented, you probably think function–like “the process” in The Spanish Prisoner. But many intriguing patents are simply about the way things look. Here’s a 1940 patent from Kem Weber who applied his Streamline Moderne expertise to a comfort station.
Sleek, modernist jewel, or literal take on visiting the can? You decide. It’s the Decopix Art Deco patent of the week.