A retrospective of the work of the great mid-twentieth-century designer Dieter Rams is now on view in Philadelphia.

Long revered for his furniture designs for Vitsœ and household appliances for Braun, this month Rams will receive the 2018 Collab Design Excellence Award.

Rams is also the subject of a documentary by Gary Hustwit.


Through April 14.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia.



Through December 6.

Barbican Cinema, Silk Street, London.

From top:

Dieter Rams, Braun KF 20 coffee machine, 1972. © Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt.

Dieter Rams, Braun T 1000 world receiver, 1963. © Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt.

Dieter RamsVitsœ 606 Universal Shelving System, 1960. © Vitsœ.

Dieter Rams, Braun Nizo S 8 movie camera, 1968. © Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt.

Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot, Braun Phonosuper SK 4 phonograph and radio, 1956.© Braun AG.

Image credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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