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606 Universal Shelving System
Simple, flexible and timeless – Dieter Rams’s 606 Universal Shelving System has been helping people bring order and style to their homes and workspaces for 60 years.
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Sometimes the best and most enduring ideas are the simplest – and that’s certainly the case with the 606 Universal Shelving System, created by Dieter Rams in 1960.

Rams was not even 30 years old when Vitsœ launched the system – and he already had a job with another company.

Born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1932, Rams trained as an architect, employing his skills to help his home country rebuild in the early 1950s.

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January 2020