“Everything is legitimate and fashionable. There doesn’t seem to be an anti-design movement, and there should be. Everyone is trying to be Marc Newson and sell a million-dollar chair.”

The NY Times carries a profile of Tom Dixon and his work. In the article Dixon (again) hints at his call for a movement against modern design:

Today, he says, the challenge facing designers is how to establish an opposition to convention when, as he says, “everything is legitimate and fashionable. There doesn’t seem to be an anti-design movement, and there should be. Everyone is trying to be Marc Newson and sell a million-dollar chair.” That deal, which made news beyond the design world, seemed to establish contemporary design as art itself. “I have my suspicions that design is not art,” Dixon says.

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