Less, But Better: Dieter Rams’s Influence on Today’s UI Design

Radio Con's: A product can not be shown, only described. That's why these jingles and sound effects are so important.

Braun Design at Paul Smith Albemarle Street by das programm

Braun Design at Paul Smith Albemarle Street by das programm

Buffet KYOTO en hêtre massif - COLONEL

KYOTO raw sideboard /// Colonel creates a sideboard inspired by Japonese tradition. Decoration and contemporary furniture in Paris.

Dieter Rams, note the Phillips DIN headphone socket and geeky attenuation markings on the volume control.

Dieter Rams is an industrial designer closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the Functionalist school of industrial design. His unobtrusive approach and belief in “less but better” design generated a timeless quality.

The first commercial product of Bauhaus alumni, Wilhelm Wagenfeld. His famous opal glass lamp, conceived ca.1923-24 is still made today

Karle J JUCKER et Wilhem WAGENFELD The first commercial product of Bauhaus alumni, Wilhelm Wagenfeld — his famous opal glass lamp, conceived and still in manufacture today.

Kubus - Wilhem Wagenfeld - 1938 piezas modulares apilables de almacenamiento de alimentos, hechos de cristal resistente al calor

Kubus - Wilhem Wagenfeld - 1938 piezas modulares apilables de almacenamiento de alimentos, hechos de cristal resistente al calor

Design+Design Magazine 30, 1994-5, featuring the first Braun tape recorder, TG 60 by Dieter Rams from 1965 - www.remix-numerisation.fr - Rendez vos souvenirs durables ! - Numérisation Transfert Duplication Sauvegarde de votre patrimoine audio et vidéo familial

design-is-fine: “ Design + Design Magazine featuring the first Braun tape recorder TG 60 by Dieter Rams from Source ”

Left: 'SK 4 Phonosuper, combined audio system', by Hans Gugelot, with Otl Aicher, Wilhelm Wagenfeld and Dieter Rams, for Braun, 1956.   Right: 'TP 2, portable transistor radio and phonograph', by Dieter Rams, for Braun, 1959.

Class values: the Ulm School's singular approach to product design

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