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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