Vitsoe 606 universal shelving system designed in 1960. Dieter rams 606 universal shelving system for vitsoe about beautiful 2section dieter rams industrial shelving unit on aluminum risers with storage cabinets and adjustable shelves. Erwin braun, the companys founder, thought rams furniture designs would help to sell more radios, and allowed him to work with vitsoe. Dieter rams 606 twosection shelving unit for vitsoe at. Vitsoe s 606 universal shelving system, designed in 1959 by dieter rams, the subject of a new monograph by phaidon as little design as possible, is just such a piece of classic furniture.
Jan 17, 20 this pin was discovered by suzy marchetti. Functional and refined, it is a handsome set of components that allows you to start small and add to it as life demands. We are the makers of longliving furniture designed by dieter rams since 1959. Dieter rams designed the 606 universal shelving system an etrack modular shelving concept in 1960 and the vits. Its a plainlooking, wallmounted assembly of beautifully engineered and proportioned powdercoated steel and lacquered plywood components hung on extruded. Back in 1960, he designed the vitsoe 606 universal shelving system, which is still in production today and has become somewhat of a.
Or any of the hundreds of other products dieter has designed or overseen the design of. Designed by dieter rams in 1960, theyre one of the design worlds early alternatives to fast furnitureand continue to represent the ethos of living better with less that lasts longer. Dieter rams 606 universal shelving system for vitsoe at. Orba chrome and glass wall unit by janet schwietzer for pace collection. He also penned the often referenced ten principles for good design. Vitsoe 606 desk desk in living room, bookshelves, simple. Our purpose is to allow more people to live better, with less, that lasts longer. Dieter rams freistehendes regal raumteiler regalsystem 606. A surface for amplifier and record player is created by using the double shelf, which has two surfaces and space for aluminium trays within, to store needles, jacks and weights. Dieter rams designed by dieter rams in 1960 and produced continuously ever since, the 606 universal shelving system was conceived to be timeless. Large rz 606 shelving system by dieter rams for vitsoe for 2500.
Is innovative, makes a product useful, is aesthetic, makes a product understandable, is unobtrusive, is honest. Track shelving office shelving storage shelves modular shelving book storage bookshelf plans bookshelves simple bookshelf dieter rams design. Designed by dieter rams in the vitsoe system is a classic modern design. Designed by dieter rams in 1960, theyre one of the design worlds early.
Vitsoes 606 universal shelving system by dieter rams. This simple combination is the same that rams had used for his electrical products which has lasted for the 50 years that he has been making products. Large rz 606 shelving system by dieter rams for vitsoe for sale at. Vitsoes 606 universal shelving system is available in various shelf. Sfmomas current exhibition less and more the design ethos of dieter rams until february 20 includes more than 200 models and objects by rams and his team, as well as contemporary designs. Dieter rams 606 shelving system home library design. Strong metal modular shelving system designed by dieter rams. Russellclarke and moolsintong designed the coffee table, and marcel wanders gets credit for the bottoni sofa for moooi. Better buy design 606 universal shelving system phaidon. Shop vintage dieter rams seating, storage and more. The ethos of the industrial designer dieter rams is this.
The vitsoe bookshelf is the first modular shelving system, designed by dieter rams, the father of modern industrial design. Dieter rams online shop buy vintage dieter rams design. Shelves and prices 606 universal shelving system vits. Rams s early awards for carpentry led to him training as an architect as germany was rebuilt in the early 1950s.
The vitsoe 606 universal shelving system by dieter rams. All of us on staff are huge fans of vitsoes modular shelving, the brainchild of design luminary dieter rams. Vitsoe 606 shelving richingsgreetham design journal. Rams conceived the 606 universal shelving system as an answer to his growing concerns about the limited resources in our natural environment. Vitsoe the vitsoe 606 shelving unit was designed by dieter rams in the 60s and can be used as a dressing table when the study becomes a spare bedroom. Library shelves bookshelf design bookshelves modular shelving shelving systems. Mar, 2015 vitsoe 606 universal shelving system designed by dieter rams in 1960 and made by vits. The renowned and modest german gestalter made a remarkable impact in the late 1950s and through the 60s for braun and vits. View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs handsome 2section dieter rams industrial shelving unit on aluminum risers with storage cabinets and adjustable shelves. The worlds greenest and most economical shelving system.
He was strongly influenced by the presence of his grandfather who was a carpenter. He was the chief designer at the german company braun for decades, and the objects rams has designe. Then they suggest starting smalla shelf here, a track thereand adding over the. A product that is designed to fit in to your life, the 606 universal shelving system is available only in offwhite or black, with one wood finish as an option beech. 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 vits. Why modular shelving is the best investment furniture. Vitsoe 606 shelving 65cm crossrail silver by red leather lounge chair by dieter rams for vitsoe. Industrial design vitsoe wall system by dieter rams model 606, 1960s vintage 1960s otto zapf modular sofa and lounge chair, table, living room set by vitsoe, otto zapf. This 606 universal shelvingsystem was designed by dieter rams. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Small office desk dining room office kids bedroom furniture home office furniture drawer shelves shelving shelf string regal online business from home. The 606 shelving system was designed in 1960 by dieter rams for vitsoe, but its used in countless contemporary homeslike this twobedroom stunner by brooklynbased space.
Its longwearing, can adapt to your home as it changes, and its expensive. There are few product designers whose impact and legacy in the design world match that of dieter rams. Vitsoe 606 universal shelving system designed by dieter rams in. One metal shelf, one desk shelf and two etracks are all you need for your work space. Last year, my husband and i realized a dream weve had since architecture school. Dieter rams was born in wiesbaden, germany, in 1932. Ive bought many of his products over the years and love his ten principles of good design. His unobtrusive approach and belief in less but better design generated a timeless quality in his products and have influenced the design of many.
If listed as free postage, it only applies to the uk mainland. Industrial design vitsoe wall system by dieter rams model 606, 1960s. For over fifty years, dieter rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design and the world at large. It has some of the best cable management ive seen, one of the cabinets has an open back so i can keep my router etc. Rare 1960s dieter rams 606 beechwood and aluminium modular. See more ideas about dieter rams, shelves and interior. Dieter rams, of braun fame, is one of my alltime favourite designer s.
A 606 universal shelving system by dieter rams for vitsoe hangs tough on the only opaque wall of the living room. The computer or phone youre reading this on looks the way it does because of dieter rams. Zeichnung erma zago garten park mailand 1940 sammlung karl schott 37 x 28 cm, dieter rams freistehendes regal raumteiler regalsystem 606 lichtgrau vitsoe. Designed in 1960 by dieter rams, this modular shelving system has been in production ever since. Iron furniture modular furniture country furniture vintage furniture furniture design shelf system shelving systems wall mounted shelves metal shelves.162 262 1343 33 1012 135 168 1288 477 184 1635 1422 61 1501 171 353 1550 1063 703 1678 88 1094 820 542 687 1286 308 150 1342 392 1678 208 1107 628 761 643 695 521 457 573 662 351 855 226 1412