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Dieter Rams ‘das programm’ @ Paul Smith No. 9 Albemarle Street

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2013
As Paul Smith opens the doors to his latest retail space – a remodeled expansion of the current Paul Smith boutique at the corner of Albemarle and Stafford Street in London – the English designer is set to play host to a brand new exhibit...

Vitsoe Re-Engineers the 620 Chair Programme with Dieter Rams

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2013
As previously reported, revered equipment brand Vitsoe has been granted exclusive permissions to legendary designer Dieter Rams’ original furniture designs. The brand has returned with an impressive reconsideration of Rams’ 620 Chair Prog...

Braun BNE001 ET66 Calculator

DesignComments ⋅ May 2, 2013
Undoubtedly amongst some of the company’s most iconic designs is Braun’s ET66 Calculator. Originally released in 1987 and collaboratively designed by Dietrich Lubs and Dieter Rams, the piece is considered to be at the pinnacle of the R...

Vitsoe Announces the Opening of a Brand New Store in Munich

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 21, 2013
Renowned international furniture manufacturer Vitsoe recently announced the opening of a new store in Munich, Germany. Following up on an exclusive creative distribution partnership with legendary designer Dieter Rams, the brand builds further moment...

A 1,000-Piece Dieter Rams Braun Design Collection is Up for Sale

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 28, 2013
If you have an extra €350,000 EUR (approximately $471,379 USD) laying around, a private owner has put up a 1,000-piece Dieter Rams/Braun collection that was individually created and curated between 1955-1985. Featuring many groundbreaking domestic ap...

Vitsoe Takes Inspiration from Dieter Rams for Installation @ Dover Street Market

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 31, 2012
Legendary designer Dieter Rams serves as a major point of inspiration for the Vitsoe installation at Dover Street Market in London. Having recently cemented itself as the exclusive retailer for such notable Rams designs as the 606 Universal Shelving...

Vitsoe to Exclusively Produce Dieter Rams Furniture

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2012
Dieter Rams, the former head of design at Braun, has made furniture brand Vitsoe the exclusive worldwide licensee of his complete collection of furniture designs. Established by Niels Vitsoe and Otto Zapf near Frankfurt, Germany in 1959, Vitsoe has p...

Braun Reissues Dieter Rams Designed DW30 Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 29, 2012
Thirty years ago, influential industrial designer Dieter Rams created a watch for Braun that perfectly encapsulated his Neo-Bauhaus desire to craft objects that used “as little design as possible.” Now, Braun has reissued the watch, makin...

Dieter Rams’ “10 Commandments of Good Design” Speech

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2012
Influential designer Dieter Rams has been an instrumental factor in a number of projects and brands over the years – having been a driving force behind Braun Electronics as well as his immense impact on Apple’s Jony Ive. It’s perhap...

SFMOMA: Less but Better – A Conversation with Dieter Rams

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 23, 2011
Dwell Magazine sat down with one of the most influential industrial designers of our time, Dieter Rams, to discuss the inspiration behind his current exhibit at the San Francisco MoMA. Titled “Less but Better,” the exhibit includes more t...

Yatzer: Dieter Rams Home Visit

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2011
Through the world of industrial design, the impact of seminal minimalist designer Dieter Rams needs little introduction. While a little bit of Rams has infiltrated into our daily lives and homes in more ways than one, Yatzer offers a captivating...

Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2011
As previously mentioned in a recent post by The New York Times, the latest book highlighting the efforts of industrial designer Dieter Rams is seen here. The Phaidon-published book authored by Sophie Lovell will take a look into the life and work...

The New York Times: How Dieter Rams Made Braun Cool

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 7, 2011
Ahead of the upcoming book, Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible, The New York Times’ Alice Rawsthorn highlights the rise of Dieter Rams and his efforts to make Braun one of the most respected companies of its time. Having effectively...

Cool Hunting: Dieter Rams’ Principles of Good Design

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2010
In conjunction with shelving unit purveyors, Vitsoe, Cool Hunting discuss the interpretations of Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles of Good Design. As a former collaborator with Vitsoe, Dieter Rams’ 10 rules have become an important part of t...

Cool Hunting: Dieter Rams “Less and More” Exhibition Video Tour

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2010
While the Dieter Rams “Less and More” Exhibition concluded earlier this month, Cool Hunting offer a video tour of the exhibition which was held at the Design Museum in London. With a tour guided by both Deyan Sudjic, the museum’...