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By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

In our civilization, there are permanent forms which are part of every epoch and every culture. They are not especially difficult to detect. A minimal knowledge of physics, astrophysics, and perhaps mathematics, brings to light certain patterns that make these subjects easier to understand. It is striking to see the extreme similarity between these scientific propositions and the forms that recur in all times, places and civilizations.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

In perhaps 50 years, 60 years, we can finish completely this civilization, and offer to our children the possibility to invent a new story, a new poetry, a new romanticism.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Design does not really interest me

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

I have this mental sickness called creativity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

Subversive, ethical, ecological, political, humorous ... this is how I see my duty as a designer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Design is a tool to help the tribe.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

I try to rediscover why that object exists at all, and why one should take the trouble to reconsider It. I don't consider the technical or commercial parameters so much as the desire for a dream that humans have attempted to project onto an object.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Philippe Starck

We have to replace beauty, which is a cultural concept, with goodness, which is a humanist concept.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

My idea is to bring happiness, respect, vision, poetry, surrealism and magic [to design].

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Anyone can build a building that protects people from heat, sun and cold. What I am determined to do is to make a stage where people can be sexier and more brilliant, a place where they can awake smarter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Dreaming is a form of action. Idleness is a form of action. The idle man stares at the sky and sees what constitutes our eternal ceiling. The sky is one of the things that constructs us, one of our constants. But it is not what people believe. I should like to close this circle by turning over in my bed and scrutinizing the stars.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Philippe Starck

You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. ... If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

My juicer is not meant to squeeze lemons; it is meant to start conversations.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

No one is obliged to be a genius, but everyone is obliged to participate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Freedom is the only style. That is why I never speak about beauty or beautiful products but "good products"... Nowadays, we have to face so many challenges,...so it is not really a priority to care for beauty. The only way for us is to focus on an ethic and ecological behaviour.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

I am just a copier, an impostor. I wait, I read magazines. After a while my brain sends me a product.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Elegance and honesty are two mandatory parameters for any human production.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

I'm not a god, I'm not a genius, I'm not a monk, I make non-design for non-consumers. I don't know if I do exist.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

In future there will be no more designers. The designers of the future will be the personal coach, the gym trainer, the diet consultant.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Philippe Starck

The more materiality there is, the less humanity there is

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

For me, luxury is intelligence and quality. I don't see a lot of intelligence and quality in luxury when it's used to make fast, big money.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

I am my brain's publisher.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Philippe Starck

Despite its simple and humble design, Zik is certainly today one of our most successful products in terms of intuitive ergonomics.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philippe Starck

The best everyday example of relativity, the finest symptom of human intelligence, is humor. (...) Design without humor is not human. The word 'beautiful' does not mean anything. Only coherence counts. An object, design or not, is primarily an object that meets the parameters of human intelligence, which reconciles opposites. The lack of humor is the definition of vulgarity.