All You Need Is Zip Ties; Talking Product Design
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Jae Won Cho moved around so much he designed furniture to fit his nomadic lifestyle; meanwhile the influence of Dieter Rams lives on in the industrial design classics of our time. A talk about product design, with Jae Won Cho and Dieter Rams. Plus, a "big nerd" visits an anti-"Iconic" building on Wilshire Boulevard; with Dave Bullock and Edward Lifson.
Banner image: Dieter Rams (R) with a student at Art Center College of Design
Dieter Rams ()
Before Jony Ive there was Dieter Rams, creating hundreds of pristine and accessible products for German electronics and appliance company Braun A.G. His influence lives on in Ive's designs for Apple and, now in his eighties, he remains a hero to many young product designers. Rams talks about his work and the importance of smart entrepreneurs to good design.
- Dieter Rams: architect and designer
Jae Won Cho ()
Jae Won Cho moved around so much he decided to create furniture he could remake anywhere -- wherever you could find zip ties. Our focus on independent LA designers continues in Danielle Rago's interview with Cho.
T-shelving system designed by Jaewon Cho
One Wilshire ()
In the third "Iconic Wilshire Boulevard" story for cicLAvia and Pacific Time Standard Presents: Modern Architecture in LA, a "big nerd" visits an anti-"Iconic" building, that sits at the start of the strip; with Dave Bullock and producer Edward Lifson.
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