Famed German industrial designer who worked closely with Braun. He is known for innovative, unobtrusive, aesthetically pleasing designs. Over the years, many individuals have been ‘inspired’ by Dieter Rams, especially Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design VP, who has incorporated many elements in the iOS 3 calculator icon, the iPod, the podcast app etc.
The highest-selling computer of all time is Commodore 64. It was introduced in 1982 and sold anywhere between 12.5 to 17 million units. The company was founded by Jack Tramiel, a Polish-American businessman, and was also the first to produce a personal computer available off the shelf, the Commodore PET. unfortunately, the dream run didn't last long and Commodore International filed for bankruptcy on 29th April 1994. [more...]