Good design is unobtrusive, honest, durable, thorough, and concerned with the environment. It felt cold and heavy. Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible Sophie Lovell Phaidon, $90.00. Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible by Sophie Lovell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. The fact we know Rams primarily by his beautifully engineered and mass-manufactured products rather than his credo of good design, speaks volumes about his extraordinary collaborations within Braun. **Formative Years** Dieter Rams was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 1932. Good design makes a product easily understood. The easiest way to describe Mr. Rams’s impact on design is to say that he made Braun the “Apple” — in other words the It-brand — of its time. There's a great bit in Ive's intro where he describes the concave button on one particular Rams music player, "necessary to stop your finger from slipping," he says, "as it made the long travel necessary for earlier mechanical switches." His was not an academic experiment in modernism. Our perception of these products is our perception of the brand. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. Here it is in its entirety. Overall good condition with some wear. The completeness of the relationship between shape and construction, material and process, defines his work and remains a conspicuously rare quality. And although there is no inherent virtue in consistency, Rams’s application and resolve to pursue his vision over time also led to a remarkable cohesiveness of design throughout his career. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. In that spirit, this monograph is as little book as possible. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible by Sophie Lovell at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 0714849189 - ISBN 13: 9780714849188 - Phaidon Press - 2011 - Hardcover Has a remainder mark. Therefore, in order to celebrate his incredible life and the body of his work, the publisher Phaidon released a monograph entitled 'As little design as possible', written by design writer Sophie Lovell who spent a vast amount of time getting to know Dieter Rams before setting out … While studying design in the 1980s I read about Dieter Rams and his work with his team at Braun. "—Alice Rawsthorn, International Herald Tribune, "While many of the books about Dieter Rams are predominantly dry catalogues, Lovell's book examines the relevance of his work from a contemporary design standpoint by featuring interviews with some of today's top industrial designers..."—Apphia Michael, Wallpaper.com, "As Little Design as Possible is well-structured, thorough and provides background context to the many facets of Rams’s career, and also considers the continuation of his Ten Principles of Good Design. By Sophie Lovell - Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible [Sophie Lovell] on Amazon.com. It was white. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. It is a clear, comprehensive and beautiful presentation of Dieter Rams’ life and his work. Dieter Rams is one of the most influential product designers of the twentieth century. Dieter Rams (born 20 May 1932 in Wiesbaden, Hessen) is a German industrial designer and retired academic closely associated with the consumer products company Braun, the furniture company Vitsœ, and the functionalist school of industrial design. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. For more than sixty years Dieter Rams has defined the look, feel, and function of some of the world’s best-loved consumer items based on his ‘ten principles for good design’. "—Thomas Phongsathorn, V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum magazine), "The design bible from the greatest industrial designer of the 20th century." Including 300 color illustrations, the book is organized chronologically, each product is accompanied by a detailed description and specification breakdown, making this the ultimate reference guide for Rams fans. After graduating from the University of Sussex and Chelsea College of Art & Design, she moved to Berlin in 1994. This speaks to perhaps a less obvious but critically important attribute of Rams – his ability to collaborate. your own Pins on Pinterest The visuals: The way the pictures absolutely ping from the page - all of them beautifully shot and fantastically rendered in this new iBooks edition for iPad. She is a writer, curator and creative consultant as well as a long-term contributing editor and currently the Germany editor of the international lifestyle magazine. Instead, it reminds us how immediately and intuitively form alone can describe what an object does and suggest how we should use it. She is a writer, curator and creative consultant as well as a long-term contributing editor and currently the Germany editor of the international lifestyle magazine, Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible, download the iBooks edition for iPad of Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible here. AbeBooks.com: Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible (9780714849188) by Sophie Lovell and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Good design is unobtrusive, honest, durable, thorough, and concerned with the environment. Rams’s genius lies in understanding and giving form to the very essence of an object’s being - almost describing its reason for existence, as so perfectly illustrated by the Citromatic juicer of my childhood. Good design is unobtrusive, honest, durable, thorough, and concerned with the environment. In that spirit, this monograph is as little book as possible. It couldn't help but remind us of Ive's own, perfectly proportioned, concave button on the iPad on which we were reading Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible.Â. Hardcover. In that spirit, this monograph is as little book as possible. Mode Ure Jakkesæt Tendenser Skæg Frisurer til mænd In that spirit, this monograph is as little book as possible. Courtesy of Phaidon AbeBooks.com: Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible: 0714849189 Each book measures 270 by 205 millimeters and—despite Lovell’s book being slightly thicker at 400 pages—they make an excellent pair on the shelf. This comprehensive monograph covers both Rams’ life and his work, as well as his ideas on good design, which continue to inspire designers and consumers today. Florian Böhm on As Little Design as Possible | Design | Agenda | Phaidon September 2020 The photographer talks us though his photos of Dieter Rams's home studio and Braun products Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible The definitive monograph on Dieter Rams’ life, work and ideas. Even if you don’t immediately recognize his name, you have almost certainly used one of the radios, clocks, lighters, juicers, shelves or hundreds of other products he designed. Even if you don’t immediately recognize his name, you have almost certainly used one of the radios, clocks, lighters, juicers, shelves or hundreds of other products he designed. Buy Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible by Ive, Jonathan, Klemp, Klaus, Lovell, Sophie online on Amazon.ae at best prices. Good design makes a product easily understood. It is a clear, comprehensive and beautiful presentation of Dieter Rams' life and his work. Most of all, good design is as little design as possible. After graduating from the University of Sussex and Chelsea College of Art & Design, she moved to Berlin in 1994. It is a clear, comprehensive and beautiful presentation of Dieter Rams’ life and his work. Some of these products are now over fifty years old. ABOUT … Good design makes a product easily understood. There was an honest connection between its blemish-free surfaces and the materials from which they were made. 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