I think Harrison posted on Dieter Rams before. He’s badass.
I’m not a designer and I don’t know the first thing about it, but some of you fancy book-learners out there might enjoy this list on Vitsoe.com, as well as the photographs of a few super modern products Rams designed in the last five decades.
Excerpt: [Good design] is nothing trendy that might be out-of-date tomorrow. This is one of the major differences between well-designed products and trivial objects for a waste-producing society. Waste must no longer be tolerated.
Here it is.