“Subversive, ethical, ecological, political, humorous. This is how I see my duty as designer.“ Philippe Starck.
The thousands of projects – complete or forthcoming – his global fame and tireless protean inventiveness should never distract from Philippe Starck’s fundamental vision: Creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible. Starck vehemently believes this poetic and political duty. Rebellious and benevolent, pragmatic and subversive. Should be shared by everyone and he sums it up with the humour that has set him apart from the very beginning: “No one has to be a genius, but everyone has to participle, “His precocious awareness of ecological implication, and his enthusiasm for imagining new lifestyle.