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Dieter Rams | As Little Design As Possible

If you love minimal design then you´ve surely heard of Dieter Rams, one of the most influential industrial designers of the late 20th century.  He is credited with influencing generations of designers, including Apple´s designer Jonathan Ive. This beautifully illustrated book covers both Rams life and his work, as well as his ideas on good design, which continue to inspire designers and consumers today. via

Dieter Rams’s ten principles of "good design":
- Good design is innovative.
- Good design makes a product useful.
- Good design is aesthetic.
- Good design makes a product understandable.
- Good design is unobtrusive.
- Good design is honest.
- Good design is long-lasting.
- Good design is thorough down to the last detail.
- Good design is environmentally friendly.
- Good design is as little design as possible.




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WILDSIDE

Wildside: The Enchanted Life of Hunters and Gatherers, is a new book by one of our favorite publishers - Gestalten. The beautifully illustrated book explores the daily lives of everyone from carpenters, collectors, explorers, to poets who seek their inspiration deep in the Californian wilderness to create projects that provide a beautiful insight into another world. Ideal for anyone looking to expand their horizons, Wildside is a book about the joy and passion that ...
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DIY FURNITURE 2

DIY fans rejoice... following the international success of the previous title "DIY Furniture”, American designer/maker Christopher Stuart has now presented DIY Furniture 2. The book showcases a compilation of 30 creative new designs by leading international designer-makers. All projects can be built using parts that you can find at the local hardware store, simply follow the hand-drawn diagrams and the easy-to-follow instructions. Projects include a cabinet, a hangi...
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SIMPLY GUM

Simply Gum is the newest candy and what´s really great about it is that it´s made of 100% natural ingredients, unlike regular gum which is packed of artificial flavoring,  chemical preservatives and synthetics. Made from six core organic ingredients: natural chicle, dried cane juice, rice flour, vegetable glycerin, sunflower lecithin and all natural flavor, Simply Gum is available in several flavors: peppermint, ginger, cinnamon and others. Simply Gum is hand c...
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