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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

My design hero Ettore Sottsass on Charlie Rose

Ettore Sottsass (Eh-Toe-Ray Saut-Sass) is one of the designers I admire the most, and learned the most from. Here is an excellent 17 minute interview. The last minute of which is my favorite. He wants his life to remembered for the quality of friend he was to others. This from a man who was the ultimate dreamer and big picture thinker, and doer.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Stephanie said...

Awe,
I thoroughly enjoyed this. I was not familiar with him. What a sincere man.

7:44 AM  
Blogger studiosmith said...

Hi Stephanie. Thanks for taking time to comment. I admire his humility and also his courage to forge new paths. He had many design critics, but more admirers.

3:56 PM  

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