Here is a light hearted view of design. In 1982 a designer friend gave me a beautiful and cleverly illustrated children's book; Need a House Call Miss Mouse illustrated by Doris Susan Smith. It's a reminder of the pleasure that design brings, but at the same time it's a caution not to take it too seriously.
Cartier, ca. 1908 (Doris Duke Collection) ~ James B. Duke purchased this diamond & gold necklace from Cartier on December 24, 1908, for 18,500 fr. Mr. Duke collaborated w/ Cartier & supplied some of the diamonds. Christie’s handled the sale of the Doris Duke Collection in June 2004