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See Article History Philippe Starck, born January 18,ParisFranceFrench designer known for his wide range of designs, including everything from interior design to household objects to boats to watches.
He has also worked as an architect. Always interested in design as a total concept, in the s he made a reputation for himself by creating interiors for clients such as the Paris nightclubs La Main Bleue and Les Bains-Douches Starck was also responsible for the interior design of the Royalton and Paramount hotels and in New York Citywork that subsequently inspired hotels throughout the world to seek his services.
Over the course of these varied commissions, he did not develop one distinct aesthetic or a preference for certain materials.
Rather, he addressed the needs of an individual client, whether it was the somewhat conservative character of state apartments or the more flamboyant tone needed for a trendy nightclub. Costes chair, designed by Philippe Starck, lacquered molded wood and leather, The designer himself was often featured in ads for his products, since his flamboyant, lighthearted personality embodied the message of his work.
Starck also worked as an architect, with many commissions in Japan. Although not as well known as his interiors and product design, his buildings also displayed the fluid lines and playful details for which his industrial designs were known. His best-known works are the Asahi Beer Hall in Tokyo, an austereblocklike granite building topped with a bulbous orange shape resembling a flame, and the Unhex Nani-Nani office buildingalso in Tokyo, which has been described as a biomorphic shed.Reviews, essays, books and the arts: the leading international weekly for literary culture.
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