Braun Digital vs. Braun Analog

A showdown of heritage alarm clocks

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 Dieter Rams. Seen side-by-side, both the analog and digital options are enviable design objects, but we imagine two camps must form around …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Dieter Rams’ Principles of Good Design

Our video from the Vitsoe headquarters in London highlights the Dieter Rams ethos

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 its meaning to Dieter Rams, demonstrating how Rams’ principles relate directly to the style and success of the Vitsoe name.

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Less and More

Our doc on the exhibit celebrating the "Design Ethos of Dieter Rams"

by Michael Tyburski This 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 what made Rams such an important designer and the show’s scope. The next stop for the exhibition is Frankfurt’s Museum of Applied Art, where you …