15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

For as revolutionary a style Steve Jobs created, it wasn't derived from thin air. One of his biggest and most direct influences was Dieter Rams, a 40-year veteran designer with the Braun Company. Here are 15 of Rams' best products from our friends at Oobject.

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

606 Universal Shelving System - 1959

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

Braun Tonarmwaage - Tone-Arm Balance - 1952

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

ET 22 Calculator

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

FS 1000 Portable Television Prototype

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

FS 80 TV - 1964

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

HL 70 Desk Fan

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

HLD 4 Hair Dryer

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

LE1 Electrostatic Speaker 1959

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

Lectron Electrostatic Domino System - 1967

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

Sixtant Special SM2 5220 - 1963

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

SK4 Music Center - 1956

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

T1000 Portable Radio - 1963

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

T41 Radio - 1959

15 Classic Braun Gadgets that Inspired Apple

T52 Radio - 1961