Dieter Rams for Braun Desk Fan
Personal tabletop fan by Reinhold Weiss for Braun, Germany, c.1960s. This 1961-designed cylindrical individual desk fan features the fan blades in the left-hand section and a switch for two intensity levels. This iconic piece is one of Braun's most popular items and is part of the permanent collection of MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.
The design was created under the supervision of Dieter Rams who was the head of design at Braun from 1961–1995. Rams designed over 500 pieces ranging from audio systems to lighters, calculators, and televisions. Rams' design philosophy of functionalism and minimalism would later influence the biggest product designs in history.
2.5" width x 2.5" depth x 6" height
Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate patina, and original box.