Jacques Le Corre
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The Design World Has Finally Caught Up With Gaetano Pesce

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The bad news for those with conventional good taste — orderly and tidy — is that cutting-edge design has taken a turn toward the gloopy, globby, organic, and vaguely anthropomorphic. Which means the world is finally catching up with the dicta of Gaetano Pesce, the 82-year-old Italian designer, troublemaker, and not-quite household name. New York’s Matthew Schneier meets him in this, his moment.

— Carl Swanson, editor-at-large, New York
 
 
The Pope of Gloop
For 60 years, Gaetano Pesce has been preaching the gospel of uncertainty in design. Finally, the world has caught up.
 
Photo: Bubi Canal for New York Magazine
 
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