Dieter Rams + Principles for Good Design

Dieter Rams was the man. The man with a design plan. These are his 10 Principles for Good Design that he came up with in the 1970s and they still ring true:
  1. 1.
    Good design is innovative.
  2. 2.
    Good design makes a product useful.
  3. 3.
    Good design is aesthetic.
  4. 4.
    Good design makes a product understandable.
  5. 5.
    Good design is unobtrusive.
  6. 6.
    Good design is honest.
  7. 7.
    Good design is long-lasting.
  8. 8.
    Good design is thorough down to the last detail.
  9. 9.
    Good design is environment-friendly.
  10. 10.
    Good design is as little design as possible.