For the most important product categories such as shavers, hand blenders and electric toothbrushes, a product evolution spanning 40, 50 or even 60 years is on display.
Braun’s expertise in design originated in the leadership and vision of the brothers Erwin and Artur Braun. But their father, company founder Max Braun, had already established a flourishing company in pre-war Germany, Radio Braun.
Design and Technology
One of the unique aspects of Braun’s history and culture is how design and technology have worked hand in hand to create innovations. In some cases engineers have proposed new paths and were supported by designers, in other cases designers proposed the innovation and engineers brought it to life.
Braun Hi Fi - Origins of a Design Culture
The fifth special exhibition presents more than 100 hi fi products, many of them design classics, from 1959 through 1989. The exhibit not only inspires design fans, but also illustrates, through side-by-side comparisons, how Braun inspired several Apple design icons of the 21st century.