An Online Retrospective Shows Why Braun Still Matters
Das Programm is a digital catalog of gadgets by the likes of the legendary Dieter Rams. And if you really like something, you can make it a part of your own collection.
Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams - Sight Unseen
The products featured in Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams will be familiar to any Rams disciple, but what struck us most about the book was a section devoted to Braun’s beautifully understated communication design and to that department’s fearless leader, Wolfgang Schmittel. He ran a tight ship — an in-house manual went out to each member of the design team with instructions on how to appropriately and inappropriately market the Braun product line — but as a result, the Braun…