Last night I was musing on smugness. I pulled it because it was crap. Then out of the blue, a student sent me this link, and THIS, now THIS is funny. I don't care how dark his hotel rooms are, this, I think, is inspirational.
Designer Philippe Starck -- with no pretty slides to show -- spends 18 minutes reaching for the very roots of the question "Why design?" Listen carefully for one perfect mantra for all of us, genius or not.