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Just Flick This Clock’s Simple Face Switch to Activate its Alarm

Dieter Rams left a lasting legacy at Braun that still influences the products the company creates today. Just take a look at this simple analogue alarm clock, that's found a clever way to compete with all the other monstrous smartphone docks vying for space on your bedside table. Read More >>

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11 Sleek Posters Celebrating the Design Genius of Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams is the undisputed granddaddy of modern industrial design. The German legend's ten commandments for good design are considered gospel in the field, and his impeccable collections for Braun elevated home appliances to mass-produced art. Read More >>

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Finally, an Electric Razor That Gets Cooler As You Shave

Shaving with an electric razor saves you the hassle of dealing with messy shaving cream and dull blades that can leave your face all cut up. But the friction generated by an electric razor's moving blades usually causes the head to heat up, which can in turn irritate a dry face. The only alternative left is to let your beard grow free, or try Braun's new CoolTec Shaver which promises to eliminate both stubble and heat. Read More >>

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Own a Piece of Design History With Braun’s Re-Released ET66 Calc

If Braun's ET66 calculator looks oddly familiar, like you've used it before, you probably have. Originally released in 1987, the ET66 shed the sliding switches of its predecessors, the ET22 released in 1976 and the ET44 released in 1978, and became an icon of product design. So much so that the iPhone's original calculator app was basically a rip-off of the ET66's design. As Steve Jobs liked to say: good artists copy, great artists steal. Read More >>

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10 Celebrity Designer Gadgets

Thanks to the influence of a certain Cupertino-based company, sleek, well-designed gadgets are becoming the norm -- in fact, we're at a point now when almost all mainstream consumer electronics look eerily similar, amirite Samsung? Read More >>

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Less But Better: Dieter Rams Did It First

If you’re a fan of British design hero Jonathan Ive (the guy behind the look and feel of the Apple iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad), you might also be aware of his major German influence, the now-80-year-old godfather of industrial design, Dieter Rams. Read More >>

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Braun (Sorta) Resurrects an Old Dieter Rams Watch Design

In 1978, Dieter Rams designed a watch for Braun that saw a limited, 3,000 unit production run. The stainless-steel DW30 featured a digital face and only two buttons, with a thick, leather band holding the timekeeper in place. Out of production since 1982, Braun has resurrected the spirit of the DW30 with the BN0076—a watch directly inspired by Rams' design, but updated for a modern wrist (or something like that. Read More >>

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Waking Up To Braun’s Beautiful New Alarm Clock Would Make Mornings Tolerable

Thanks to Dieter Rams, Braun's classic travel alarm clock is still considered an icon of design. And while the company's newest digital alarm clocks might not be as revered one day, they're still a beautiful object to wake up too. Read More >>

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Daily Desired: You Can Tell This Beautiful Braun Alarm Clock to Shut Up on the Weekend

Alarm clocks—or alarm phones, if you wish—are a necessity, but that doesn't make me hate them less. During the week, I live and die by a buzzer, but on the weekend, I don't have to listen to no clock. Read More >>

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Cheapie Blockbuster Movie Pass Is Your Winter Warmer Deal of the Day

The nights are drawing in and it won¹t be long until it's colder than a penguin's tit out there. Accordingly, our attentions are turning towards stuff we can do indoors where no one will get needlessly hurt. Read More >>