Typewriters are intricate machines - complex little boxes that require an abundance of ingenuity to produce. They are often beautiful, and they occasionally find wildly imaginative ways to conduct the delicate dance between the hammers and the keys.
So much of the way we interact with machines today directly links to the innovations pushed forth by typewriters in the late 19th century. In fact, it's hard to chart the progression of technology without considering the typewriter. So here's a look at 10 of the most beautiful typewriter designs of all time.