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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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FLOW HIVE

Flow Hive is another one of those products developed for those of us who feel the urge to reconnect to nature and its produce. It´s a bee hive with practical smart thinking within. The developers had bee comfort and honey quality in mind, this system enables you to extract the honey without having to dismantle the hive, it features a specially designed tool, that cuts the honeycomb cells, letting the honey flow from within on to the bottom, and then into the jar. Ho...
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KORG MINILOGUE SYNTHESIZER

Korg Minilogue Synthesizer is a new model that aims to deliver the unmistakable old-school analog and polyphonic sound at an affordable price. It´s fully programmable, up to 200 programs with 100 sounds included and you also get all the classic features such as tape-style delay and motion sequencer. You also get up to date tech such as an OLED display that enables you to use it as an oscilloscope to tweak sound waves. It´s also quite portable because of its small si...
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PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING

Aaron James Draplin is an uncommonly prolific graphic designer who has done a ton of amazing work. He has created logos and brand identity for everyone from Esquire, Ford Motors, Burton Snowboards, The Obama Administration… and in his first book, Pretty Much Everything, Draplin talks about his work, inspiration, typography, and offers valuable advice and hilarious commentary that illustrates how much more goes into design than just what appears on the page. We have ...
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