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Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that’s balls – evil. But…
You’ve got to build a career and a practice.
Well, I’d probably go for any work I could get.
Well the most successful of course was this Polypropylene chair.
No one ever contributed anything to my designs.
I’m pretty much a vegetarian.
I’ve always walked and climbed; spent a lot of time in the arctic and places.
I think the first things that are relevant are that things should work well; they should function.
I think and hope there are far more people aware of the need to look after our future.
I can’t climb very seriously now but I was a bit of a freak.
Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time.
But I think it’s important that things endure.
There’s this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and…
I’m not against vodka – they just asked us. They put out some story about us entertaining international celebrities with vodka, which of course wasn’t…
I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn’t endure.
I think there’s a tendency for modern man to become dominated by gadgets and machines, taking us further and further away from the things I’ve…
I think it’s really important to use your hands and get close to materials. To be up close to real things like rain and mud;…
We used to get published a lot. And there was this vodka advertisement… it embarrassed me a lot afterwards.
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