Alec Nevala-Lee

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Charles Eames chair

All designs for devices are in some degree failures, either because they flout one or another of the requirements or because they are compromises, and compromise implies a degree of failure…It follows that all designs for use are arbitrary. The designer or his client has to choose in what degree and where there shall be failure. Thus the shape of all things is the product of arbitrary choice.

David Pye

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January 15, 2015 at 7:01 am

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  1. Interesting way of looking at it.

    ericjaspers

    January 15, 2015 at 9:51 am


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