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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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GOLDENEYE RESORT | JAMAICA

There could not be a better place to start a love affair with Jamaica than Goldeneye Resort, the former home of Ian Fleming (creator of James Bond - 007). Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records bought the Goldeneye Resort in 1976. The resort was recently renovated and now has 22 units including nine beach houses, eight lagoon houses, Fleming´s original villa, and four houses built by Blackwell. The house that once belonged to Ian Fleming has three bedrooms with ...
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VAMIZI ISLAND RESORT | MOZAMBIQUE | Image

VAMIZI ISLAND RESORT | MOZAMBIQUE

Vamizi is the most northern island in the Quirimbas Archipelago situated in the Indian Ocean off north eastern Mozambique, Africa. It is in a class of it´s own, it has 13 wooden and Makuti(palm leaf) beach houses , very spacious (175m2) and luxurious. Designed by South African Architects COA, they kept the style of the area the Arab influence is reflected in African constructions. Vamizi Island is first and foremost a conservation project, the snorkeling and diving...
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MIDNIGHT SCOOP

Designed by an aerospace engineer, the ingenious Midnight Scoop is a clever solution to an annoying problem - scooping rock hard ice cream. The idea comes from the simple realization that a scoop should function like a shovel, with a more effective pushing motion powered by the user´s arm and chest muscles, instead of the weaker ones in your wrist. Hot-forged from solid aerospace grade aluminum the elegant utensil features both an ergonomic handle and pointed blade,...
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