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Philippe Starck:Design Visions From The Great Design Visionary

Philippe Starck:Design Visions From The Great Design Visionary



A career rich with 10,000 creations - completed or yet to come - global fame and tireless protean inventiveness should never overshadow the essential, Design Shanghai 2020 Forum speaker Philippe Starck has a mission, a vision: that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible. Starck vehemently believes this poetic and political, rebellious and benevolent, pragmatic and subversive duty should be shared by everyone. He sums it up with the humour that’s set him apart from the very beginning: “No one has to be a genius, but everyone has to participate.”

In the eyes of this accomplished citizen of the world, sharing his ethical and humanist vision of a more equal planet is a duty, if not a moral imperative, that results in unconventional projects, bearing fertile surprises. It’s easy to guess his course of action: an object must be useful before being beautiful. The theme of Philippe Starck's speech at Design Shanghai 2020 Design Forum is "Design Visions From The Great Design Visionary".



AEKLYS by Philippe Starck



SPHERE by Philippe Starck