Via this isn’t happiness.
That is one bad mother of a motorcycle, right there, nicely served up with a fine helping of concrete.
As Little Design As Possible: The Work of Dieter Rams, published by Phaidon and available from mid June 2011, is the definitive monograph on the life and work of Dieter Rams, detailing the intellectual context in which he worked, his designs for Braun and Vitsoe, and the ideas and lectures he developed as an advocate for good design.
Sketches and photographs of finished products and prototypes provide insight into Rams’s design process, with diverse archival material and photographs of Rams’s house and the Braun archive giving a never-before-seen glimpse of the world’s most complete collection of Rams’s designs.
The book includes a foreword by Jonathan Ive, head of design at Apple Inc.
This hand crafted kayak, in Western Red Cedar strips and glass fibre, from Justin Charles is a thing of beauty.