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Dieter Rams (1932 - )

Related: Germany - design - industrial design - object - product - technology

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SK4 record player, 1956
Design: Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot
Manufacturer: Braun

Dieter Rams is the last survivor of the modern movement (Stephen Bayley, 1991)


Dieter Rams (born May 20 1932 in Wiesbaden) is a German industrial designer. The coined the phrase "Weniger, aber besser" which freely translates as "less is more." --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dieter_Rams [Feb 2006]

Modern movement in design

The modern movement can be interpreted as an attempt to restore rules to the theory and practice of architecture after a century and more of eclecticism. (Stephen Bayley, 1991)

Good design would mean something as long as there was some identifiable competition in the form of "bad" design. (Stephen Bayley, 1991)

See also: Stephen Bayley - good - bad

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