Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Dieter Rams' 620 chair comeback, Maharishi's Striking Suit, DNA portraits and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Vitsoe Lucky Vitsoe Known for distributing the universal shelving system designed by legendary designer Dieter Rams, Vitsoe has recently been granted the exclusive worldwide license to Rams modular 620 Chair. To celebrate the ingenious design’s 50th anniversary, Vitsoe has reengineered the classic seating element inside and out to make it as efficient and elegant as possible, while also reducing the price. 2. Best Made …

Das Programm

A comprehensive online source for Dieter Rams' iconic designs for Vitsoe and Braun

While doing some Vienna vintage shopping we recently came across the Braun 308 turntable, a harmless discovery that led to a maddening online search for iconic designs by Dieter Rams once home. After clicking from one corner of the internet to another we were introduced to Das Programm, a comprehensive resource exclusively selling designs by the hugely influential industrial designer for Vitsoe and under his …

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.