French designer Philippe Starck poses on the eve of the opening of the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan with models of “Miss Dior” Medallion chairs he designed for Dior. Photo: AFP
French designer Philippe Starck poses on the eve of the opening of the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan with models of “Miss Dior” Medallion chairs he designed for Dior. Photo: AFP
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Unveiling new Dior chair, Philippe Starck predicts end of design: ‘Look at your iPhone – the number of products it replaces, it’s extraordinary’

  • Philippe Starck sees a time when technology will make design skills like his redundant, but for now is full of ideas, and this week presented a chair for Dior
  • The Miss Dior chair is all-aluminium and, the celebrated minimalist says on the sidelines of Milan Furniture Fair, ‘very ecological and totally recyclable’

French designer Philippe Starck poses on the eve of the opening of the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan with models of “Miss Dior” Medallion chairs he designed for Dior. Photo: AFP
French designer Philippe Starck poses on the eve of the opening of the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan with models of “Miss Dior” Medallion chairs he designed for Dior. Photo: AFP
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