Ettore Sottsass: “Architecture for People”

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By Jen Bekman Comment

Valentine_lrg_t.jpgIt’s not exactly new, but this blog is and it’s new to me, so I deem it postworthy. Metropolis Magazine has a great interview with Ettore Sottsass. From the interview:

Italian design was started by architects. We were looking outside, so it was totally theoretical. It’s like talking about women when you’re, I don’t know, 19 years old. But in some ways that was a strength, because the architecture profession deals with society. And design until then dealt with industry, not with society. So architects, intellectual architects, placed great hope in design as a way to remake society.

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