The book on Dieter Rams and Braun. Edited by Klaus Kemp and Keiko Ueki-Polet, published by Gestalten Verlag, 2020 (2010). Heavy book in publishers wraps and original slipcase. 808 pages, richly illustrated. Slipcase with lightly dented corners. Book is unharmed. Text in English.
Richly illustrated book on underground magazines and counter culture ephemera. Published by Spector Books, Leipzig 2020 (2015) and edited by Jan-Frederik Bandel, Annette Gilbert and Tania Prill. Oversized large book in printed wrappers, ringbound. 368 pages, illustrated in color throughout. Text by in English. New copy.
This publication documents Bill’s initiative in reproductions of the original display panels and layout plans for the venues visited by the exhibition, and places Die gute Form in a theoretical context that considers its reception and impact within the history of design. The international touring exhibition Die gute Form was conceived by Max Bill on behalf of the Swiss Werkbund and was shown for the first time in 1949 at the Basel Mustermesse trade fair. The exhibition consisted of 80 display panels, designed by Bill presenting a selection of consumer goods from all over the world chosen by Bill as examples of good design