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 >>

10 Iconic Dieter Rams Designs From a Store That Sells His Classics

It's difficult to express the timeless influence Dieter Rams has had on the world of design. From the iPhone in your pocket to the clock on your wall, his elegant and simple voice is everywhere. The only problem with Dieter Rams-designed products? They're almost impossible to find. Read More >>

Dieter Rams Reissues His Rare (But Classic) Modular Chair

We have Jony Ive to thank for launching Dieter Rams to upper stratosphere of design history, so most of us are more familiar with his electronics than his furniture. But today, Rams introduced a reengineered version of a lesser known masterpiece: the modular 620 Chair Program. Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Sony Needs to Revive This Gorgeous Sliding Radio As a Bluetooth Speaker

Sometimes Sony can make some questionable business decisions, but rarely am I able to fault them on design. Particularly back in the 1970s—just look at this cubic portable AM radio. Read More >>