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Let it never be said that I don't contribute to this forum.
Exactly.The interesting thing about Jasper Morrison's crate is not its pricing, but what it reveals about prejudices and snobbery. Considering the work and materials required, the pricing is not ridiculous at all. An Artek 60 stool is $300 at retail, but constructed of plywood without any glued joints and requires self-assembly. Corbusier's simple box with dovetail joints is $700.To my mind, Corbusier and Jasper Morrison ought to be applauded for restraining themselves...
Why would anyone go through so much trouble to make the middle half of a bench useless?
My perspective is that one should be willing to do new things, but I don't see newness as a virtue unto itself.
Is originality critical to good design?
He really knows how to make nice-looking shapes.
Refugees? No, the jugglers.
Part of new collection for Fredericia by Jasper Morrison:
Have you looked Kalmar lamps? Workmanship is top notch. Would think they'd be right up your alley.
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