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    Target "democratizes" the design of Doug Johnston

    Javier Arbona-Homar
    Feb 27, '13 6:30 PM EST

    Old school archinectors know about Doug Johnston's amazing work. We all go way back to his days as a school blogger around these parts. 

    For the last few years Doug (aka @hawktrainer) has been getting lots of eyeballs on his projects—a line of objects that exist somewhere between the edges of sculpture, craft, and function. It seems like Target also had its eyeballs on Doug's work (some of it created with a small team of artisans). Now you can get it for the great low price of... $6.99 (and for doug... zilch!) Oh well, what can I say... Maybe I should have bought Doug's work while I could still sort of afford it. Now he's a legend, thanks to Target! But now I can get the democratic version.


    • drums please, Fab?

      design for the 99%

      Feb 27, 13 5:14 pm  · 

      I love Doug's work. Doug, have you talked to a lawyer?

      Feb 27, 13 6:35 pm  · 
      Doug Johnston

      Thanks Javier and Paul! Will be speaking with some lawyers tomorrow to see what my options are. I really appreciate your support!

      Feb 27, 13 11:06 pm  · 

      So, DWR, UO, and now Target. WTF?

      Feb 27, 13 11:59 pm  · 

      Stridently stating "bullshit!" here in my office.  Doug, I'm so sorry, if you want a letter writing campaign bring it here and we'll send out some flying monkeys to Target!  Damn Target.

      Mar 1, 13 4:44 pm  · 

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