In memoriam - Philip Johnson

One of the original heavyweights.


thanks for posting this.

It is a sad sad day indeed. Johnson was the last of the true design greats. Now we are left with the lack luster likes of Rashid and his kind. I hope that in some school or studio somewhere off the radar there is a young designer who will pick up where the true greats left off.


I had the honor of actually meeting this guy once - in '96. As old as he was, he was still dynamic, animated, and full of life. An amazing guy… he spoke at my graduation and charmed the whole crowd.

If you haven’t seen this, it’s damn inspiring and worth buying for your library:

This one does it for me: