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Designer Approved 2006

  • <p>"Its attraction lies not only in its modern and innovative look but also its classic design and heritage."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-catalyst.html" target="_blank">Jochen Zeitz, CEO, Puma AG</a></em></p>
  • <p>"The designs are sleek and luxuriously simple, never compromising the high quality of the extraordinary sound experience."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-catalyst.html" target="_blank">Jochen Zeitz, CEO, Puma AG</a></em></p>
  • <p>"A traditional item is transformed into something entirely new. The fusion of the traditional Louis XVI French style with ultramodern elements and materials is what amazes and attracts me the most."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-catalyst.html" target="_blank">Jochen Zeitz, CEO, Puma AG</a></em></p>
  • <p>"They fit my hand perfectly. I've had this pair for seven years."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-wordsmith.html" target="_blank">Paula Scher, partner, Pentagram</a></em></p>
  • <p>"I've worn it since I started painting. It's my lucky apron."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-wordsmith.html" target="_blank">Paula Scher, partner, Pentagram</a></em></p>
  • <p>"It is heroic, iconic, and uniquely American, all at once."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-wordsmith.html" target="_blank">Paula Scher, partner, Pentagram</a></em></p>
  • <p>"A great combination of sport, business, and rock 'n' roll. Only Nike can pull that off."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-mind-reader.html" target="_blank">Steve McCallion, creative director, Ziba Design</a></em></p>
  • <p>"Combine the Sony PSP with noise cancellation headphones, and you can shave three hours off that cross-country flight."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-mind-reader.html" target="_blank">Steve McCallion, creative director, Ziba Design</a></em></p>
  • <p>"It's like a SoHo loft, but mobile. Park this on the beach, catch a fish a day, and you're set."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-mind-reader.html" target="_blank">Steve McCallion, creative director, Ziba Design</a></em></p>
  • <p>"Each unit is basically a receiver and amplifier; all work together wirelessly from one computer--but independently--it's an incredible invention."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-builder.html" target="_blank">Clive Wilkinson, founder, Clive Wilkinson Architects</a></em></p>
  • <p>Gehry's cardboard furniture was a paradigm shift. And to do a whole suite of furniture in cardboard was kind of revolutionary."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-builder.html" target="_blank">Clive Wilkinson, founder, Clive Wilkinson Architects</a></em></p>
  • <p>"I've spent 20 years looking for the perfect hand-thrown dinner plate, and I've found it--undecorated and extremely subtle."<br /><em>- <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/109/open_design-builder.html" target="_blank">Clive Wilkinson, founder, Clive Wilkinson Architects</a></em></p>