Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design

Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design

By Diana Budds
The prolific Hong Kong designer muses on how major brand collaborations are accelerating innovation.

With studios in Hong Kong and Brussels, British-born designer Michael Young uses the latest technological tools to push furniture forward. This year alone, he created a chair for Coalesse, launched his own furniture and lighting line, EOQ, and debuted a glassware prototype in memory of his dear friend (and fellow British expat) James Irvine. Here, he shares his take on material matters and reveals what he finds so exciting about the business of design today. 

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