Good-looking and responsible design

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Zartan, a biodegradable chair designed by Philippe Starck & Eugeni Quitlet for Magis
Design critic Alice Rawsthorn's latest column for the New York Times focuses on the ever-present issue of sustainability within design. In an interesting analysis, Rawsthorn contrasts designs which succeed aesthetically with those that succees ecologically - and asks why the two qualities so rarely meet in one product.

Read the full piece here.