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Dieter Rams

1932 - Today

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Dieter Rams (born 20 May 1932 in Wiesbaden, Hessen) is a German industrial designer and retired academic, closely associated with the consumer products company Braun, the furniture company Vitsœ, and the functionalist school of industrial design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dieter Rams has received more than 872,616 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Dieter Rams is the 30th most popular designer (up from 31st in 2019), the 1,301st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,188th in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Designer.

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  • 23

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  • 2.40

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Among DESIGNERS

Among designers, Dieter Rams ranks 30 out of 87Before him are Manolo Blahnik, Giambattista Bodoni, Claude Garamond, Salvatore Ferragamo, Iris Apfel, and Philippe Starck. After him are Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Miuccia Prada, Pierre Balmain, Alexander McQueen, Battista Farina, and Josiah Wedgwood.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1932, Dieter Rams ranks 86Before him are Michael Smith, Oscar de la Renta, Joe Zawinul, Emmanuelle Arsan, Stuart Hall, and Gunter Sachs. After him are Abdul Halim Khaddam, Quino, Pentti Linkola, Tomohiko Ikoma, Gyula Horn, and Alan Bean.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Dieter Rams ranks 1,301 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1797), Hugo Riemann (1849), Ernest Mandel (1923), Henry IV, Duke of Saxony (1473), Eduard Spranger (1882), and Walter Rauff (1906). After him are William I, Elector of Hesse (1743), Fritz Bayerlein (1899), Gertrude of Merania (1185), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), Karl Löwith (1897), and Walter Kasper (1933).

Among DESIGNERS In Germany

Among designers born in Germany, Dieter Rams ranks 4Before him are Michael Thonet (1796), Georg Elser (1903), and Hugo Boss (1885). After him are Luigi Colani (1928), Otl Aicher (1922), Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr. (1914), and Philipp Plein (1978).