Dieter Rams is one of the most influential product designers in the world. So why, at the age of 91, does he now regret being a designer?

Apr 8, 2023
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I first met Dieter Rams in the summer of 2008 when I interviewed him for Objectified. I had traveled to his home in Kronberg, Germany, to talk to him about industrial design, but Dieter mostly wanted to talk about Barack Obama and the upcoming US elections. I quickly learned that while Dieter did not use a computer or smart phone, and he wasn’t on the i…

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