Good design is unobtrusive

Posted by Kirsten Gibbs on August 23, 2019
  • Products fulfilling a purpose are like tools.   They are neither decorative objects nor works of art.   Their design should therefore be both neutral and restrained, to leave room for the user’s self-expression.”  Dieter Rams, Design Principle number 5.

    Processes, organisations, jobs, are products fulfilling a purpose too.

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