Material Matters Podcast


Listen to our in-depth podcast on Material Matters


In this episode, we spoke to the esteemed design journalist Grant Gibson about:

Why the Egg Chair would not be designed today; our installation at Material Matters 2023; marrying craft and industry; how our material perspective has changed; balancing environmental, social and economic needs; why we’re still using plastic; building out obsolescence; the aesthetics of circularity; bringing contemporary workplace theory to schools; the importance of visible fixings, durability and repair; working with the aviation industry; the problem with paint; meeting at the Royal College of Art; being drawn into the furniture industry; celebrating our differences; and fearing boredom.


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