The ultimate reference on one of the most influential product designers of all time.
For more than fifty years, Dieter Rams has defined the look, feel, and function of some of the world's best-loved consumer items. Using his 'ten principles for good design' as a philosophy and practice for improving the industry in a more holistic, responsible way, Rams has built a global resonance reputation. For the first time, here is a catalog raisonné of every product that he has designed in his lifetime - a true celebration of his seminal contribution to the field of industrial and product design.
Klaus Klemp is a professor of design theory and history at the HfG Offenbach, Germany, and curator of design at the Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, where he was previously exhibition director and deputy director. Before his roles at the museum, Klemp was director of Frankfurt's cultural department.