Philippe’s stark views on modern furniture

Since his recent move to London, Philippe Starck has been expounding on life, love and the universe to almost anyone with a notebook. But his comments to the Mail on Sunday really caught our eye.

On the state of contemporary design, he declaimed: ‘…it doesn’t interest me. It is ridiculous to admire a chair. We are better. The worst human is better than the best chair – even one that I have designed.’

Oh Philippe, if it weren’t for the last bit, we would have almost agreed with you.

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