Dieter Rams studied architecture and interior design at Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts School from 1947 to 1953. In 1955, he started his work for Braun where he soon became the head of the product design department. Since 1981, Dieter Rams has also been a Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg.
One of Germany’s best-known industrial designers, he is considered one of the great representatives of functionalism. Rams has received numerous design awards.