Dieter Rams is well known for laying down some of the seminal principles of functional design, his ‘less is more’ style being credited as a heavy influence on Apple’s aesthetic. In 1963, Rams designed a handbag for his wife, a one-off departure from the industrial style for which he is famous.
Rams’ 931 bag was never put into production, but a recent collaboration with luxury leather brand TSATSAS sees the design resurrected. Retaining Rams’ fundamental principles of design, the 931 is functional, innovative and minimal
…it effortlessly bridges five decades of design history.
The design has been adapted for modern wear by the addition of a detachable shoulder strapEach bag is traditionally crafted in Offenbach am Main, Germany and individually numbered. The 931 model is available in black or concrete calfskin with silver details.