"our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society."
I have always felt this way about design (as long as I've been sober to it at least) but I've never been able to articulate it as finely as this. It's a beautiful sentiment. A bit snobbish, but you can't have good taste without being a bit stuck up...
BUT DOES IT FLOAT