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Robin Day - Quotes

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I think there's a tendency for modern man to become dominated by gadgets and machines, taking us further and further away from the things I've been talking about. ---->>>

We used to get published a lot. And there was this vodka advertisement... it embarrassed me a lot afterwards. ---->>>

I think it's really important to use your hands and get close to materials. To be up close to real things like rain and mud; to have contact with nature. ---->>>

I'm not against vodka - they just asked us. They put out some story about us entertaining international celebrities with vodka, which of course wasn't true. ---->>>

Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that's balls - evil. But obviously that's your livelihood. ---->>>

I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.

I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.

There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and making things durable. ---->>>

Commerce is against morality. Morality is going to lose every time. ---->>>

I can't climb very seriously now but I was a bit of a freak. ---->>>

I think and hope there are far more people aware of the need to look after our future. ---->>>

I think the first things that are relevant are that things should work well; they should function. ---->>>

No one ever contributed anything to my designs. ---->>>

But I think it's important that things endure. ---->>>

I'm pretty much a vegetarian. ---->>>

I've always walked and climbed; spent a lot of time in the arctic and places. ---->>>

Well the most successful of course was this Polypropylene chair. ---->>>

Well, I'd probably go for any work I could get. ---->>>

You've got to build a career and a practice. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Robin Day
Nationality: British
Born: 10-23, 1923
Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England
Die: 08-06, 2000
Occupation: Journalist
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Sir Robin Day (24 October 1923 – 6 August 2000) was a British political broadcaster and commentator. Day's obituary in The Guardian by Dick Taverne stated that "he was the most outstanding television journalist of his generation. He transformed the television interview, changed the relationship between politicians and television, and strove to assert balance and rationality into the medium's treatment of current affairs" (wikipedia)