Careful Reassessment of Function

"... And things being designed for a need, not just for the sake of producing something different or new. I think that’s a fallacy, which still continues, designing just for the sake of newness. I think this is wrong but is encouraged by advertising and all the magazines and so on; furnishing and homes and so on have this phrase, ‘Get the look’, encouraging people to get a different look to their homes. All of this is, I think, evil. (Laughs)" ///////// Robin Day, interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist /////////