Interview: Designer Hugo Passos
By Adam Coghlan At 32, Hugo Passos is one of London’s most exciting young designers. With a refreshing purity of purpose, he exists slightly outside creative London’s esoteric clique. "When I was growing up, Portugal was a traditional place...
621 Side Table
Designed by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ in 1962, the 621 Table is now back in production and are a perfect example of the legendary designer's brilliant sense of practical design. The ultra-simple tables are injection-molded in Britain in large and small...
Braun's Iconic LCD Watch Reborn
In 1978 Braun issued the digital DW30 watch with a groundbreaking style departure designed by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs. Retired in 1981, only 8,500 were made (4,500 first edition and 4,000 second edition), and most were sold in Germany. There...
BN0095 Analogue Watch
Carved from one single block of steel, Braun's new prestige BN0095 analogue watch represents everything we love about Braun. German-made with a Swiss movement, its design and careful construction deliver a new classic for the brand. Available with...
While doing some Vienna vintage shopping we recently came across the Braun 308 turntable, a harmless discovery that led to a maddening online search for iconic designs by Dieter Rams once home. After clicking from one corner of the internet to...
Travel Alarm Clock
Even after production ceased, Braun’s line of travel alarm clocks continued to ring a bell in the minds of minimalists. Based closely on the original 1994 AB1A model designed by Dietrich Lubs with Dieter Rams, the Travel Alarm Clock is a reliable timepiece...
Ten Principles of Good Design Poster
Endlessly quoted by designers and educators, Dieter Rams' Ten Principles of Good Design has remained a benchmark for creative thinking since the legendary designer released the proclamation in the early '80s. In an homage to the list of sound advice...
Taking a cue from Dieter Rams' legendary "10 Principles of Good Design", Miami-based designer David Elgena recently created a beautifully simple weather app. The aptly titled WTHR iPhone app may not be the most innovative with its ultra simple...
The reissued version of this classic timepiece stays true to Dieter Rams’ original design with a minimalist stainless steel face and leather strap, yet features a modern LED back-lit date and time display.
Braun Digital vs. Braun Analog
This past year saw the relaunch of a slew of throw-back designs to the so-called golden age of Braun. Joining the analog clocks and minimal wristwatches is a line of digital clocks inspired by the clean look favored by designers Dietrich Lubs and...
Commandments as legendary as the man who created them, Dieter Rams' ten principles of "good design" provide an essential guide for any creative seeking to produce high-quality work. In an effort to visualize the enduring concepts beyond the many...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Dieter Rams' Principles of Good Design
In this video Mark Adams, Managing Director of the iconic shelving system Vitsoe, discusses Dieter Ram's 10 principles of good design during our visit to Vitsoe headquarters in London. Adams gives us unique insight into the history of the brand and...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Less and More
by Michael TyburskiThis video visits a traveling exhibit celebrating the work of Dieter Rams during its stop at the Design Museum London. Director Deyan Sudjic and Michael Czerwinski, who heads up the institution's public programs, both chime in on...