“I wouldn’t mind casting design icons, but when you think of a chair, even though I want you to think of an Eames chair, you’re probably thinking of a regular flat-back chair,” he says. “So when you go to cast it, which one are you going to choose? In terms of commercial success and appealing to a broad audience, the bigger story is always the more successful one.” (Also pictured here: A transparent version of Allen's Metropolitan vases for Gaia & Gino.)
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“I wouldn’t mind casting design icons, but when you think of a chair, even though I want you to think of an Eames chair, you’re probably thinking of a regular flat-back chair,” he says. “So when you go to cast it, which one are you going to choose? In terms of commercial success and appealing to a broad audience, the bigger story is always the more successful one.” (Also pictured here: A transparent version of Allen's Metropolitan vases for Gaia & Gino.)