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Challenge via Core77 

Core77 is sponsoring a challenge to win a book dedicated to Rams work. See the rest below:


Good design is innovative.
Good design makes a product useful.
Good design is aesthetic.
Good design makes a product understandable.
Good design is unobtrusive.
Good design is honest.
Good design is long-lasting.
Good design is thorough down to the last detail.
Good design is environmentally friendly.
Good design is as little design as possible.

In support of As Little Design As Possible: The Work of Dieter Rams, Core77 and Phaidon are hosting a design contest to celebrate Rams’ work and design principles.

Add your sketch to the Core77 Dieter Rams product timeline which will be exhibited at the Phaidon Flagship store in New York City for a chance to win a copy of the new book.


All entries are due by August 8th. Download the contest rules and official entry form here. PIck your favorite work by Rams from our selection and sumbit your black and white sketch to mail[at] for our product timeline!

Core77 and Phaidon present…
Good Design is Long Lasting
August 10-24, 2011
Phaidon Store
83 Wooster
New York City

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