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Dieter Rams - Ten Commandments

Dieter Rams (born in 1932) is a German industrial designer closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the Functionalist school of industrial design. Back in the early 1980s, Dieter Rams become concerned by the form of the world around him, which he described as “an impenetrable confusion of forms, colours and noises”. Understanding that good design cannot be measured in a finite way, Dieter set about expressing the ten most important principles for what he considered was good design (the “Ten commandments”). According to … More