What the hell is it?
Dieter Rams Desk Fan
I remember those from Scandinavian stores in the 60’s. So cool! fvvvvvvvvvvv.
HL 1 desk fan
plastic, enameled steel, acrylic, chrome-plated steel5 h × 5½ w × 3¼ d in (13 × 14 × 8 cm)
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This work was created under the supervision of Dieter Rams who was the head of design at Braun from 1961–1995.
Signed with metal manufacturer's label to underside: [Braun AG Frankfurt a.M. Type: HL1 C No. 331491 115v A-C 60c 0.2 Amp Braun Made in West Germany].
literature: Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible, Lovell, pg. 76 Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams, De Jong, pg. 373
i had one of these.