How to introduce one of the most influential designers of the 20th century--one whose clear visual language has not only defined product design for decades, but also our fundamental understanding of design's potential and function? We're guessing our "Less and More" book and this video podcast interview is a good start.
"Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams" book
from the forthcoming album PLAYER PIANO
out July 4 in Europe, Something In Construction
July 5 in US, Carpark
July 4 in Australia, Inertia
direction and post: Eric Epstein najork.net
director of photography: Aaron Epstein aaronepstein.com
the guy: Ben Aufill
production company: m ss ng p eces mssngpeces.com
additional thanks to Robert Lopuski forgottensundays.com for suggestions and encouragement
A few 'making-of' bits here... najork.net/mt_bts.html
J.K. Rowling, author of the best-selling Harry Potter book series, delivers her Commencement Address, “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination,” at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association. (via harvardmagazine.com)
Is it Possible? Only One Last Chance?
The final performance of Age of Adz brings musical cosmonaut Sufjan Stevens and his Astral Masters of Song and Dance to the backyard barbecue of Prospect Park!
August 2-3, 2011
Prospect Park, Brooklyn