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Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist

“Epiphanies happen only occasionally”

Through his sleek and intentional work that has inspired generations of designers, the German living legend developed ten principles of good design, a set of guidelines that provides a blueprint of ethics, longevity and beauty. Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist.  Read more >

Cover of the Capsule Magazine 2023
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Historical meeting: In 2012, Naoto Fukasawa visited Dieter Rams in his home in Kronberg
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Naoto Fukasawa

“Simplicity does not mean just making a box, but to create a harmony”

The Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa has a long relationship with Dieter Rams and his work. As a student in the 1980s, he was first confronted with Braun products: as examples of good design. Here, Fukasawa talks about subtle details and shades of gray — as well as his special, personal connection to Dieter Rams.  Read more >