Dieter Rams - Quotes

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Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.

Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.

Design should not dominate things, should not dominate people. It should help people. That's its role.

Design should not dominate things, should not dominate people. It should help people. That's its role.

Quiet is better than loud. ---->>>

Products have to be designed in a way that they are comprehensible. ---->>>

I am not an early bird. I go to bed normally between midnight and 1 o'clock, so it is understandable that I cannot be an early bird. I wake up around 9 o'clock. ---->>>

All too much of the man-made is ugly, inefficient, depressing chaos. ---->>>

As designers, we have a great responsibility. ---->>>

I sit, I think, I make some drawings. As a designer, you cannot retire totally. ---->>>

I believe designers should eliminate the unnecessary. That means eliminating everything that is modish because this kind of thing is only short-lived. ---->>>

There is a lot of bad architecture. What we need more is to look at how our landscape should look in the next decades.

There is a lot of bad architecture. What we need more is to look at how our landscape should look in the next decades.

I like to be in New York. Le Corbusier described it in the 1930s as a 'wonderful catastrophe.' It is still a wonderful catastrophe, but inspiring. ---->>>

I don't like computers. I still like to do my drawings by hand.

I don't like computers. I still like to do my drawings by hand.

Not the spectacular things are the important things - the unspectacular things are the important things, especially in the future. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: 05-20, 1932
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
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Occupation: Designer
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H.C. Dieter Rams (born 20 May 1932 in Wiesbaden, Hessen) is a German industrial designer and retired academic closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the Functionalist school of industrial design. His unobtrusive approach and belief in "less but better" design generated a timeless quality in his products and have influenced the design of many products, which also secured Rams worldwide recognition and appreciation (wikipedia)