the age of design

the end of the designer?

read: interesting item on philippe starck’s public persona and quotable sound bites on the new york times blog.

discuss: associating his new credo with hints of “sustainability” is a notion easily dismissed.  though starck did good work with the virtually indestructible emeco line, he also designed this, this, and this – mostly plastic pieces we pray do not get passed along to future generations.  ahem.


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