Thursday, September 21, 2006

Design matters

Quoting Bill Stumpf legendry designer of the Aeron Chair,

"I work best when I'm pushed to the edge," he said, "when I'm at the point where my pride is subdued, where I'm an innocent again. Herman Miller knows how to push me that way, mainly because the company still believes — years after D.J. DePree first told me — that good design isn't just good business, it's a moral obligation. Now that's pressure."

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