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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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THE RIDE 2ND GEAR

After a first successful edition of The Ride, a bestseller about the world of custom motorcycles, Bike Exif are back with a followup - The Ride 2nd Gear available now for purchase. Once again, the book is illustrated with 320 high quality pages jam-packed with the world’s best custom motorcycles, plus profiles of some of the best builders on the planet, such as Deus Ex Machina, Cafe Racer Dreams, Roland Sands Design, plus many more. Available for purc...
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TENTSILE HANGING TENT

The Tentsile tent is being called the world´s most versatile tent, it was designed by Architect and treehouse designer, Alex Shirley-Smith. Tentsile combines the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the usable space and security of a tent. The ultra portable structure uniquely employs tension forces to provide separation from wildlife, including insects, snakes and other predators but also from sand storms, earth tremors, cold or wet ground, debris or contamina...
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THE MANTRY | MODERN MAN FOOD

The Mantry delivers Man food right to your door! On a monthly basis, Mantry ships the best American artisan food plus instructions on how to cook and entertain with it. Delivered monthly in a very manly Brooklyn-made wooden crate, Mantry offers themes like "Into The Wild" (Wild foraged products from Alaska, Montana and The Sierra Nevada) and "Bourbon Breakfast" (Breakfast eats artfully made with Bourbon). Each box comes with six different full size artisan food prod...
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