Flotspotting: Richard Wilson Boldly Redesigns a Braun Classic


Design student or no, it takes some serious stones to attempt a redesign of a design classic. Case in point: The Florian-Seiffert-designed Braun KF 20, above—which we covered in our History of Braun Design, Part 4—essentially set the form factor for the modern coffeemaker. Coroflotter Richard Wilson, who is now a London-based junior designer, tackled a re-design back in his tender student days. Before we get to his renders, let’s have a look at some of his sketches from the project:


So what do you think—based on those, would he have been able to follow through and pull it off?

Hit the jump to find out.



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