Braun

HL 70

Reinhold Weiss + Jurgen Greubel

1971

Braun HL 70

 A revision of Weiss' iconic HL 1 Multiwind desk fan issued a decade earlier, registering Braun's shift of the late 60's from  functionalism proper towards a general, and more affirmative, technological expressivism. Bright synthetic colour replaces the austere palate of greys; form is  reduced to the primitive cylinder; functional controls are simplified; a transparent cradle, giving a gravity defying appearance, replaces the fixed stem and base arrangement of the earlier design.

An example is held in the MoMA permanent collection.

see also: KF 21 and phase 1

dimensions: 10.7 x 15.1 x 8 cm

condition: Fully functional, new old stock. Unused condition. With box, packaging, instructions for use, guarantee card stamped 1971, year of issue. 

price: £200