Apple Podcasts App Design Echoes Dieter Rams’ TG 60 Recorder

In a delightful nod to classic design within modern technology, Apple’s new Podcasts app features a subtle tribute to Dieter Rams’ iconic TG 60 tape recorder, as observed by developer Ben Lenarts.

This reel-to-reel tape recorder, a staple of the 1960s, mirrors the aesthetic commitment that Apple continues to uphold, much like Rams’ influential design philosophy.

Apple’s homage to Rams extends beyond this app, as seen in past products like the iOS calculator, inspired by Rams’ Braun ET66 calculator design, showcased in an exhibit.

[Source: Daring Fireball]


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