Just a Thought: "Invent, Invent, Invent"
This doesn’t directly relate to interior design, necessarily, but it’s a provocative thought that certainly has urgency and relevance for the design industry. Tom Friedman, environmentalist, economist, and general genius, has a great perspective on politics and innovation. Speaking in response to the "Drill, baby, drill" chant at the recent Republican National Convention, he says,
"I’m actually not against drilling. What I’m against is making that the center of our focus because we are on the eve of a new revolution, the energy technology revolution. It would be, Tom, as if on the eve of the IT revolution, the revolution of PCs and the internet, someone was up there standing and demanding, “IBM Selectric typewriters, IBM Selectric typewriters.” That’s what “drill, drill, drill” is the equivalent of today."
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