Less and More – The Design Ethos by Dieter Rams

by Waikit Chung on December 12, 2009

In over 40 years at Braun, Dieter Rams established himself as one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. His elegantly clear visual language not only defined product design for decades, but also our fundamental understanding of what design is and what it can and should do. Elucidating the design philosophy of Dieter Rams, Less and More is the ultimate collection of images of all of Rams’s products as well as selected sketches and models. In addition to the complete visual presentation of his designs, new texts by international experts reevaluate his work in a contemporary context.

Check out some videos with Dieter Rams here:

And listen to his podcast for his latest exhibition at the Design Museum here
Sites about Dieter Rams:

1960s Braun Products Hold the Secrets to Apple’s Future

Wikipedia about Dieter Rams

Design Museum

Design Boom Interview

Dieter Rams and the products he designed for Braun and Vitsoe

Flickr Pool

Books about Dieter Rams:

Less and More

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