ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Bruno Planinsek, one of Croatia's early industrial designers, has died. He was 72.
Planinsek began designing industrial products in early 1950s and was one of Croatia's most prominent designers at the time.
His coffee mixer, ``MAKI,'' designed in 1956, is among the holdings of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Planinsek received several Croatian awards for his detergent boxes, lamps and interior designs. His designs also were presented across Europe at the time.
The state-run news agency, HINA, reported that Planinsek died Sunday and was buried Friday. No cause of death was given.