Dieter Rams was considered one of the greatest industrial designers. He formulated ten principles of good design (which laid the foundations for design at Apple, Braun, Bang & Olufsen, and many other companies). He introduced a combination of clean form with unrestricted functionality to devices and products of everyday use.
The above image can help you understand the influence Braun's products have had on Apple over the years.
Braun revolutionized minimalism in products, and the similarities are uncanny in Apple products. Some might say that Apple "stole" these designs from Braun, but I remember this blogpost from Austin Kleon every time that happens.
Now that you know what inspired Apple's designs and the person behind Braun's products, let's get to the design tools and resources (as promised :))
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