Individuals »

Francois Catroux

Francois Catroux

Great Design February 14, 2017 0

“He has no peer. He is the most creative, the most fun to work with, and he’s flawless—I’ve never seen a thing François has ever done that is not both original and perfect, particularly

Read More »
Fashion’s Slim Man

Fashion’s Slim Man

Great Design September 16, 2016 0

is a French photographer and fashion designer. From 2000 to 2007, he held the position of creative director for Dior Homme (the menswear line of Christian Dior). From 2012 to 2016, he was the

Read More »
WinWin, Carbon Superyacht Designed by Javier Jaudenes

WinWin, Carbon Superyacht Designed by Javier Jaudenes

Great Design June 20, 2016 0

The 108ft Baltic WinWin is an uncompromising, dual-purpose cruiser-racer, a lightweight carbon machine representing the latest in an increasing trend of 100-115ft performance superyachts designed for race-hungry owners who also want to cruise with

Read More »
Vincent Van Duysen

Vincent Van Duysen

Great Design May 20, 2016 0

Vincent Van Duysen was born 1962 in Lokeren, Belgium. He attended school at the Architecture Institute Saint-Lucas in Ghent and founded his Antwerp design studio in 1990. From the onset, Mr. Van Duysen enjoyed

Read More »
Talent + Freckles = Eddie Redmayne

Talent + Freckles = Eddie Redmayne

Great Design December 17, 2012 2

THERE were bigger movie stars milling around the Sunset Tower here last weekend, but this night was all about Eddie. He was tucked in a dimly lighted corner of the hotel’s plush restaurant, but

Read More »
A Wizard Named Ozwald

A Wizard Named Ozwald

JN November 28, 2012 0

As editor of GreatDesign, I enjoy chasing the complicated parts of how design is more than intent and purpose. Nuance, connections, history, relevance, passion, prophet. Sage, wizard, magician, entrepreneur, rebel, technology, talent. Not sure

Read More »
The Grandfather of Great Design

The Grandfather of Great Design

Great Design November 19, 2012 0

Dieter Rams defined great design by saying, ‘It does not make a product more innovative, powerful or valuable than it really is. It does not attempt to manipulate the consumer with promises that cannot

Read More »
Two French Feet on American Soil

Two French Feet on American Soil

Great Design November 14, 2012 0

Her silhouette, from any angle, says Paris. Broody intelligent eyes, the studied messy coif, good flat stomach, legs legs legs.  When an abundance of style meets the strong understanding of how bravura can alter

Read More »
How to Transcend a Cosmic Fairy Tale

How to Transcend a Cosmic Fairy Tale

Great Design November 2, 2012 1

In this brilliant piece from Pitchfork, Laura Snapes follows Natasha Khan’s  journey from post-tour crash to Roald Dahl inspiration. With Bat for Lashes new album The Haunted Man, it’s obvious Khan has also discovered

Read More »
Why Jack Dorsey lives Great Design

Why Jack Dorsey lives Great Design

Great Design October 24, 2012 0

You cover a lot of ground hanging out with Jack Dorsey. In just the first 15 minutes of a visit to the San Francisco headquarters of Square, which makes the device that turns a

Read More »