Braun

Braun

Braun is a German consumer products company founded by Max Braun, in 1921. Initially the brand was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Gillette Company, however now it is owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble. The brand originally started manufacturing radio sets, expanding towards more on home consumer appliances including shavers, coffee makers, razors clocks and radios.

Founded 1921
Industries Accessories
Headquarter Germany
Braun Updates Classic AW 10 Watch With "EVO" Edition
Fashion

Braun Updates Classic AW 10 Watch With "EVO" Edition

Designed by Dietrich Lubs.

Iconic Dieter Rams Pieces are Available at Auction
Design

Iconic Dieter Rams Pieces are Available at Auction

Everything from signature watches and calculators to furniture and audio equipment.

Vitsœ Brings the Best of Dieter Rams to London Design Week
Design

Vitsœ Brings the Best of Dieter Rams to London Design Week

Featuring over 250 pieces from an avid fan’s personal collection.

dezeen Puts Its Own Spin on the Braun BN0031 Watch
Fashion

dezeen Puts Its Own Spin on the Braun BN0031 Watch

Taking cues from Dieter Rams and limited to just 250 pieces.

Here Are The 8 Best Products Dropping in Europe This Week
Fashion

Here Are The 8 Best Products Dropping in Europe This Week

The latest drops from Kappa Kontroll, Soulland and Patta.

Braun Is Relaunching Two of Its Classic Minimalist Watches
Tech

Braun Is Relaunching Two of Its Classic Minimalist Watches

Reworking a Dieter Rams classic.

BEAMS and Braun Come Together for a Classic BNC002 Clock
Design

BEAMS and Braun Come Together for a Classic BNC002 Clock

“Less but better.”

Off-White™ & Braun Collaborate on a Minimalist Watch
Fashion

Off-White™ & Braun Collaborate on a Minimalist Watch

German design meets streetwear luxe.

Help Make a Feature-Length Dieter Rams Documentary a Reality
Design

Help Make a Feature-Length Dieter Rams Documentary a Reality

From the director of ‘Helvetica,’ ‘Objectified’ and ‘Urbanized.’

Braun BN00 Watch Collection
Fashion

Braun BN00 Watch Collection

Based on ’70s era styles by the legendary German industrial designers Dieter Rams and Dietrich
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2012

Delonghi acquired the kitchen appliances sector of business

2008

P&G ceases selling Braun products, except shavers and toothbrushes, in North America

2005

P&G acquires Gillette

1998

Business goes private

1984

Becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Gillette

1962

Listed as public traded company Braun AG

1961

Dieter Rams becomes Chief Design Officer of Braun

1957

Begins to build kitchen appliances

1951

Produces first electric shaver S50

1921

Founded by Max Braun in Frankfurt